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Early Childhood Education Schools in New Mexico

346 students earned Child development degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

An Early Childhood Education major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in New Mexico

Child development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 197
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 85
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 85
Bachelor’s Degree 63
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 52.3%
  • White: 16.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 28.9%
Early Childhood Education Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in New Mexico

There are 3,650 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in New Mexico

Child development grads earn an average of $34,100 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in New Mexico that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 34%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,207 Total Students

23% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,190 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, UNM Gallup grads earn an average salary of $28,100.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,600 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Graduates earn an average $13,500 after graduation.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,876 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. A typical student attending NMSU Dona Ana will pay a net price of $5,313.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,867.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 67%. Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

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

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,224. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
951 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. An average student at USW will pay a net price of $16,748. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
367 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $16,600 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,219.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,093 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,039. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Early Childhood Education Careers in NM

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 8% $29,820
Kindergarten Teachers 6% $51,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Elementary Education 316
Secondary Education 190
Teacher Education 87
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 69
Teacher Development & Methodology 51

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

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