8. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Located in Socorro, N.M., the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology started life in 1889 as the New Mexico School of Mines. The school’s total undergraduate enrollment is 1,565. The student-faculty ratio is 12:1, and 54.8 percent of its classes feature fewer than 20 students.
The most popular majors at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology include chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, mathematics, and petroleum engineering. Tuition is $5,714 for in-state students and $17,073 for out-of-state students.
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