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Education at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

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Education at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

Every education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the education program at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana stacks up to those at other schools.

NMSU Dona Ana is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and has a total student population of 8,054.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

NMSU Dona Ana Education Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Education

NMSU Dona Ana Education Rankings

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Education Student Demographics at NMSU Dona Ana

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

NMSU Dona Ana Education Associate’s Program

90% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 10% of education associate's degrees went to men and 90% went to women.

NMSU Dona Ana Gender Breakdown of Education Associate's Degree Grads

NMSU Dona Ana does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in education graduates 39% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Mexico State University - Dona Ana with a associate's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 26
White 10
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Concentrations Within Education

If you plan to be a education major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from New Mexico State University - Dona Ana. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 27
General Education 13

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NM, the home state for New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Teacher Assistants 7,360 $22,180
Elementary School Teachers 7,260 $55,390
High School Teachers 7,010 $55,380
Middle School Teachers 3,760 $52,810
Preschool Teachers 2,490 $34,100

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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