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Genetics Schools in New Mexico

15 Genetics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Genetics is the 146th most popular major out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in New Mexico

Genetics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a genetics major is more popular with women than with men.

Genetics Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of genetics majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 53.3%
  • White: 33.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Genetics Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in New Mexico

There are 1,210 people in the state and 274,990 people in the nation working in genetics jobs.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Genetics Jobs in New Mexico

Genetics grads earn an average of $73,610 in the state and $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,289 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending NMSU Main Campus will pay a net price of $7,867. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

Genetics Careers in NM

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 15% $63,230
Medical Scientists 13% $70,010
Natural Sciences Managers 6% $95,380
Biological Scientists 3% $75,760

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to genetics.

Major Annual Graduates in NM
General Biology 481
Biochemistry & Biophysics 92
Microbiology Science & Immunology 12
Botany/Plant Biology 11
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 7
Ecology & Systematics Biology 3
Zoology 2
Biotechnology 1

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