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Liberal Arts General Studies in New Mexico

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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in New Mexico

6,857 Liberal Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Liberal Arts General Studies is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in New Mexico

Liberal Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 4,078
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2,119
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2,119
Bachelor’s Degree 628
Master’s Degree 23
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 49.4%
  • White: 32.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 12.2%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in New Mexico

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in New Mexico

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in New Mexico that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

4,125 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

In their early career, CNM grads earn an average salary of $24,400. 34% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

518 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,876 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending NMSU-Dona Ana will pay a net price of $5,313. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

398 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $25,100 after graduation.

295 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,247 Total Students

In their early career, New Mexico Junior College grads earn an average salary of $24,800. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

239 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,107 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,900 a year.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,867. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation.

#8

San Juan College

Farmington
146 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year.

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
412 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The 9.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,791 Total Students

In their early career, NMSU-Carlsbad grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,593.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in NM

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Professors 7% $0

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