24 months
25686 USD/year
25686 USD/year
8738 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology's Mechanical Engineering Department offers the Master of Science and Master of Engineering degrees for those students wanting to pursue an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering.


Program Outcomes

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology's Department of Mechanical Engineering at New Mexico Tech will produce Masters degree graduates who are independent thinkers, taking ownership in identifying problems and determining effective solution strategies in a timely manner. Following working experience after graduation, they will: Be employed successfully in government laboratories, graduate schools, industry, or other areas of the profession. Have an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning such that they seek personal and professional growth.

Have achieved a noteworthy level of workplace responsibility.

Specialization Options

There are currently four areas of specialization for the MS in Mechanical Engineering degree:

  • Specialization in Explosives Engineering
  • Specialization in Fluid and Thermal Sciences
  • Specialization in Mechatronics Systems Engineering
  • Specialization in Solid Mechanics

Distance Education

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a distance education option for the Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Explosives Engineering
  • Detonation Theory
  • Impact Dynamics
  • Compressible Fluid Flow
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Advanced Heat Transfer

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

The following are required for graduate applications:

  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Unofficial GRE scores
  • Unofficial TOEFL or IELTS scores for international students whose first language is not English. English Language Requirements
  • Recommendations letters (three)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25686 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25686 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8738 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Socorro

845 - 1320 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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