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Music Schools in New Mexico

86 Music students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Music is the 75th most popular major out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 43
Master’s Degree 41
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 36.0%
  • White: 44.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.1%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Music Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in New Mexico

There are 7,340 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Music Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, music grads earn an average of $55,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $63,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

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

70% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,329. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

19 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. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students get financical aid.

15 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. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,100 a year.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,072. The average student takes 4.69 years to complete their degree at New Mexico Highlands University.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
926 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public school has an average net price of $8,224.

Music Careers in NM

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $49,340
High School Teachers 5% $53,710
Music Directors and Composers 0% $36,310
Sound Engineering Technicians 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Fine & Studio Arts 214
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 208
Design & Applied Arts 113
General Visual & Performing Arts 95
Drama & Theater Arts 51
Dance 17
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 1

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