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Legal Professions at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

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Legal Professions at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

What traits are you looking for in a legal professions school? To help you decide if New Mexico State University - Dona Ana is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's legal professions program.

NMSU Dona Ana is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and approximately 8,054 students attend the school each year.

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

  • Associate’s Degree in Legal Professions

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

For the most recent academic year available, 100% of legal professions associate's degrees went to men and 0% went to women.

NMSU Dona Ana Gender Breakdown of Legal Professions Associate's Degree Grads

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 legal professions.

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

If you plan to be a legal professions major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Legal Support Services 1

A degree in legal professions 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
Lawyers 2,970 $105,910
Legal Secretaries 1,820 $37,640
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 1,310 $48,050
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 470 $49,800
Judges, and Magistrates 320 $82,460


*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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