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Elementary Education Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 316 students earned their Elementary Teaching degrees in NM.

As a degree choice, Elementary Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in New Mexico

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 190
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 53
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 53
Master’s Degree 35
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 19
Associate’s Degree 13
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 42.1%
  • White: 42.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 10.8%
Elementary Education Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in New Mexico

In this state, there are 7,260 people employed in jobs related to an elementary teaching degree, compared to 1,410,970 nationwide.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $55,390, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in New Mexico that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
22,729 Total Students

In their early career, UNM grads earn an average salary of $28,100. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. 96% of students get financical aid.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,296 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,867. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,096 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 34%. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,110 Total Students

In their early career, SFCC grads earn an average salary of $24,900. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 23% of the teachers are full time.

#5

San Juan College

Farmington
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,741 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,747. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,787 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 90%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
5,685 Total Students

In their early career, ENMU - Main Campus grads earn an average salary of $25,100. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
875 Total Students

The 9.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.89 years to complete their degree at USW.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,193 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $13,178. Most students complete their degree in 4.69 years.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
1,119 Total Students

A typical student attending Northern New Mexico College will pay a net price of $8,224. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, Northern New Mexico College grads earn an average salary of $23,900.

Elementary Education Careers in NM

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 5% $52,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Early Childhood Education 346
Secondary Education 190
Teacher Education 87
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 69
Teacher Development & Methodology 51

View all majors related to Elementary Education

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