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Sociology Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 202 students earned their Sociology degrees in NM.

In terms of popularity, Sociology is the 32nd most popular major in the state out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 109
Associate’s Degree 82
Master’s Degree 11

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 6.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 45.5%
  • White: 36.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Sociology Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in New Mexico

2,850 people in the state and 479,420 in the nation are employed in jobs related to sociology.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Sociology Jobs in New Mexico

Sociology grads earn an average of $96,490 in the state and $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation.

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

A typical student attending NMSU Main Campus will pay a net price of $7,867. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 99% of students get financical aid.

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

70% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year.

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

A typical student attending ENMU - Main Campus will pay a net price of $10,325. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.

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

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.69 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,178.

Sociology Careers in NM

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

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

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Political Science & Government 178
Anthropology 133
Economics 108
Geography & Cartography 74
Criminology 59
General Social Sciences 8
Other Social Sciences 7
International Relations & Security 1

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