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Student Counseling at New Mexico Highlands University

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Student Counseling at New Mexico Highlands University

What traits are you looking for in a student counseling school? To help you decide if New Mexico Highlands University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's student counseling program.

New Mexico Highlands University is located in Las Vegas, New Mexico and approximately 2,787 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Student Counseling section at the bottom of this page.

New Mexico Highlands University Student Counseling Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Student Counseling

New Mexico Highlands University Student Counseling Rankings

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Student Counseling Student Demographics at New Mexico Highlands University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the student counseling majors at New Mexico Highlands University.

New Mexico Highlands University Student Counseling Master’s Program

86% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 57 student counseling students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from New Mexico Highlands University, about 14% were men and 86% were women.

New Mexico Highlands University Gender Breakdown of Student Counseling Master's Degree Grads

In the student counseling master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 56% of degree recipients. That is 21% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Mexico Highlands University with a master's in student counseling.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Student Counseling Majors at New Mexico Highlands University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 17
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

Concentrations Within Student Counseling

Student Counseling majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from New Mexico Highlands University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 58

Careers That Student Counseling Grads May Go Into

A degree in student counseling can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NM, the home state for New Mexico Highlands University.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 1,550 $56,200


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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