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Medicine Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 93 students earned their Medicine degrees in NM.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 66th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 93
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 93
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 93

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 35.5%
  • White: 38.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 10.8%
Medicine Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in New Mexico

2,400 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Medicine Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $176,120. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
24,319 Total Students

In their early career, UNM grads earn an average salary of $28,100. 96% of students get financical aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Medicine Careers in NM

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 9% $165,060
Physicians and Surgeons 5% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Nursing 1,468
Allied Health Services 1,174
Allied Health Professions 946
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 698
Health Sciences & Services 578
Mental & Social Health Services 405
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 275
Dental Support Services 253

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