New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Established – 1889
Location – Socorro
Ranking – 22nd in Regional Universities West
Overview – New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is a public university located in Socorro in the state of New Texas, USA. The University offers more than 30 bachelor of science degree in technology, engineering, mangement and other such fields along with masters and doctorate degrees. The institution was founded in order to boost the regional economy by teaching mining at the college level and during the 1930s, petroleum engineering also became an integral part of the institute. Moreover the University is the well known when it comes to research and has a high student-professor ratio. The University receives funding from the federal government and hence supports the students by giving scholarships from time to time.