New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI)100% Local
101 West College Boulevard
Roswell , NM 88201 (view map)
- To produce leaders capable of critical thinking and sound analysis.
- To produce leaders who possess uncompromising character.
- To produce leaders able to meet challenging physical demands.
NMMI (pronounced Nimmi) is a remarkable place where academics, leadership and character development, and physical fitness merge into a challenging college preparatory education second to none. Whether you aspire to attend one of the nation's premier universities or one of the five military service academies, NMMI offers you every opportunity to achieve your dreams.
Students choose NMMI because of our reputation for a quality education, small class size, exceptional faculty, and rich heritage and traditions.
The NMMI High School Program
"A Solid Academic Preparation"
The high school program is a college preparatory course of study. Twenty-three units are required for a diploma, to include four years of English, three years of Mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry/Trigonometry/Algebra III), two full years of Laboratory Science, two years of the same foreign language, three years of social sciences including World History, U.S. History and one semester each of American government and economics. Other requirements include one semester each of communications, computer literacy and practical or fine arts. No adaptive programming or services, curricular adaptation or special education alternative programming are provided.
Students are also required to take the ACT Exam before graduating from high school. Prep courses for both the ACT and SAT exams are available. The New Mexico Military Institute has a total of seventy-five full-time faculty, academic disciplines include: English, foreign language (Spanish and Arabic), social science, business administration, mathematics, computer science, chemistry, physics, biology, art, music and physical education. Challenge examinations are available and count for graduation requirements. Qualified students may be permitted to take college courses while in high school.
The NMMI Junior College Program
"Academic Excellence and A Commission in Two Years"
(For more information on Academic Programs, visit the Online Catalog)
New Mexico Military Institute provides a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum including such disciplines as English, foreign language (Spanish, German, Arabic), history, sociology, philosophy, political science, psychology, business administration, economics, computer science, chemistry, physics, biology, math through college calculus, geology, art, music, and physical education to name a few.
The school awards an Associate in Arts degree which requires sixty-eight hours (six in English, six to eight in the humanities, nine in social science/history, eight in laboratory science, six to ten in military science, three in mathematics, two in physical education, with the balance in electives). A normal load is seventeen hours per semester.
A cadet may choose to concentrate in a particular area while pursuing the Associate of Arts degree. Although there is no requirement that the cadet do so, one may select from any number of such concentrations. In the humanities area, a cadet can choose to work in the area of art, communication, English, German, humanities, or Spanish. In math and science, one might choose construction engineering, life science, mathematics, physical sciences, pre-engineering, pre-med, pre-dent, or pre-vet. In the social sciences/business division, a cadet may choose business administration, computer information systems, criminal justice, history, international business, political science/government, or pre-law. Finally, one might choose to work in the area of physical education or recreation.
Whether in the area of general studies or working in a concentration, a cadet will be advised by a mentor. These include both professional counselors and teaching faculty with expertise in a particular concentration. NMMI has seventy-five full-time faculty, many with terminal degrees, and all required to have at least a masters.
NMMI also offers ROTC, JROTC, and Service Academy Prep. Please visit the NMMI website for in-depth information about all their programs.