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Geography & Cartography in New Mexico

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Geography & Cartography Schools in New Mexico

74 students earned Geography degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Geography & Cartography is the 78th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 34
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 23
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 23
Associate’s Degree 9
Master’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 31.1%
  • White: 48.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 14.9%
Geography & Cartography Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in New Mexico

There are 2,890 people in the state and 479,240 people in the nation working in geography jobs.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, geography grads earn an average of $69,250. Nationwide, they make an average of $80,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in New Mexico that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

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

A typical student attending UNM will pay a net price of $14,329. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

19 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. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time.

17 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. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,876 Total Students

A typical student attending NMSU Dona Ana will pay a net price of $5,313. In their early career, NMSU Dona Ana grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
367 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,219. 73% of students get financical aid.

#5

San Juan College

Farmington
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,600 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,064. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
996 Total Students

In their early career, NMSU Grants grads earn an average salary of $24,800. 95% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Geography & Cartography Careers in NM

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Managers 5% $94,930
Geography Professors 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Sociology 202
Political Science & Government 178
Anthropology 133
Economics 108
Criminology 59
General Social Sciences 8
Other Social Sciences 7
International Relations & Security 1

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