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After you have reviewed the Admissions Process page, please make sure to check out the Admissions Forms page!

New Mexico Military Institute uses the Standard Application Online (SAO). To learn more about using the SAO and begin your application, click here.

Deadline for Spring (January) is December 10.

Deadline for Fall (August) is August 2.

For consideration after posted deadlines e-mail the Director of Admission or the Director of International Affairs.

Steps 1-6 on this page must be completed for your application to be considered.

All applicants may send partial/unofficial transcripts or report cards to expedite the admissions process and then have official transcripts sent at the completion of  the current semester. Prior to enrollment, junior college applicants must have a final high school transcript showing graduation date and GPA or an acceptable high school equivalency exam and transcripts for any college work. Please have transcripts sent directly to our office:

  New Mexico Military Institute-Admissions

101 W. College Blvd.

Roswell, NM 88201 or

Fax: (575) 624-8058

Domestic High School applicants will complete our admission examination during their campus visit. Domestic applicants must also submit an English test (this can be any standardized English test taken in school). Students who took the SSAT or other standardized tests should submit those scores to NMMI.

NMMI SSAT School Code: 5309

Junior College applicants please send Official SAT or ACT scores. Scores may be sent directly to our office by the testing service or are accepted scores if reported on official school transcripts.

NMMI ACT School Code: 002644

NMMI SAT School Code: 4534.

International High School applicants should submit SSAT scores to NMMI. While we prefer SSAT, other scores may be considered and should be submitted.

NMMI SSAT School Code: 5309


International Junior College students must submit ACT, SAT, iBT TOEFL, Cambridge First or IELTS tests. For more information regarding International students, please contact the Director of International Affairs MAJ Cristhina Starke.

Please fill out the Prospective Cadet Questionnaire and submit the form to the Office of Admissions.

You can schedule your visit to campus online or you can call us at 1-800-421-5376 (International applicants, call 575-624-8372) to schedule or get more information. High school applicants will also take the Math Placement Examination and complete their interview during the campus visit.

Physical Examination – You may download our Physical Examination form and have you physician complete it. All cadets are required to participate in certain physical activities (e.g. marching in parade formation with a rifle, running the obstacle course, close order drill and intramural athletics), all considered essential to the traditions of a military school. US military personnel may submit MEPS or DoDMERB in lieu of the NMMI Physical.

Health and Consent Form – Download the Health and Consent form and make sure you to sign the form. If the applicant is under 18 years of age a parent or guardian must sign.

Immunization Records – New Mexico state law requires that all immunizations are up-to-date and on file prior to enrollment. We also accept immunization records which are printed on your official transcript.

Birth Certificate – Please provide a copy of the applicant’s official birth certificate. International applicants must also submit a scan or color copy of their current Passport.

Proof of Medical Insurance Coverage – Proof of Medical Insurance is recommended but not required before or on matriculation day.

Once we receive your application and the paperwork noted above we will review your file, make our admission

decision and notify you of the outcome.

Our costs are available here. Please review the cost sheet and click here to set up a payment plan prior to matriculation.

Additional questions? Visit: Frequently Asked Questions for Prospective Parents.