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2022 Best Political Science & Government Schools in New Mexico

3 Colleges
$27,400 Avg Salary
$20,119 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Political Science & Government School for You

Political Science & Government is the #37 most popular major in New Mexico with 178 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Political Science & Government Schools in New Mexico ranking. This report analyzed 3 schools in New Mexico to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

View our full ranking methodology.

2022 Best Political Science & Government Schools in New Mexico

The colleges and universities below are the best for political science majors pursuing a .

Top New Mexico Schools in Political Science & Government

Our analysis found Central New Mexico Community College to be the best school for political science and government students who want to pursue a degree in New Mexico. Located in the city of Albuquerque, CNM is a public college with a very large student population.

Full Political Science & Government at Central New Mexico Community College Report

Out of the 3 schools in New Mexico that were part of this year’s ranking, University of New Mexico - Main Campus landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public college with a very large student population.

After completing their degree, political science graduates from UNM carry an average student debtload of $20,862. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $217.

Read full report on Political Science & Government at University of New Mexico - Main Campus

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend New Mexico State University - Main Campus. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Political Science & Government Schools in New Mexico list. NMSU Main Campus is a large public school located in the midsize suburb of Las Cruces.

Political Science majors at NMSU Main Campus take out an average of $19,375 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $201.

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Best Political Science & Government Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Texas 2,574
Arizona 911
Oklahoma 263

One of 12 majors within the area of study, political science and government has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 48,831
Sociology 37,807
General Social Sciences 19,742
International Relations & National Security 14,762
Anthropology 12,008

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to UKWiki at English Wikipedia.

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