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Anthropology in New Mexico

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Anthropology Schools in New Mexico

133 Anthropology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Anthropology is the 51st most popular major in the state out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 73
Master’s Degree 32
Associate’s Degree 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 33.1%
  • White: 51.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 13.5%
Anthropology Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in New Mexico

There are 3,130 people in the state and 474,750 people in the nation working in anthropology jobs.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a anthropology grad in the state is $58,300, compared to a typical salary of $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in New Mexico that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,329. Graduates earn an average $28,100 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

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

This public school has an average net price of $7,867. The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,620. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid.

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

98% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 67%. Graduates earn an average $25,100 after graduation.

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

The average student takes 4.69 years to complete their degree at New Mexico Highlands University. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year.

Anthropology Careers in NM

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 20% $0
Managers 5% $94,930
Anthropologists and Archeologists 0% $56,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Sociology 202
Political Science & Government 178
Economics 108
Geography & Cartography 74
Criminology 59
General Social Sciences 8
Other Social Sciences 7
International Relations & Security 1

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