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General Psychology Schools in New Mexico

885 students earned Psychology degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 649
Associate’s Degree 196
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20
Master’s Degree 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 51.3%
  • White: 32.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 9.8%
General Psychology Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in New Mexico

There are 3,880 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in New Mexico

Psychology grads earn an average of $84,080 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in New Mexico that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

483 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. A typical student attending UNM will pay a net price of $14,329. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

140 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,620. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. In their early career, CNM grads earn an average salary of $24,400.

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at NMSU Main Campus.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
3,037 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.69 years to graduate. 95% of students get financical aid.

#5

San Juan College

Farmington
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending SJC will pay a net price of $4,747. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,325.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,248 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,900 after graduation. A typical student attending Western New Mexico University will pay a net price of $13,178. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,207 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
951 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.89 years to graduate. An average student at USW will pay a net price of $16,748.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,895 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $14,236. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

General Psychology Careers in NM

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Psychologists 11% $96,290
Psychology Professors 9% $72,520
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 8% $66,810
Managers 5% $94,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 54
Child Development & Psychology 1

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