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Secondary Education Schools in New Mexico

190 Secondary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Secondary Education major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 86
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 86
Bachelor’s Degree 47
Master’s Degree 26
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 21
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 32.1%
  • White: 56.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Secondary Education Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in New Mexico

There are 7,010 people in the state and 1,051,570 people in the nation working in secondary teaching jobs.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a secondary teaching grad in the state is $55,380, compared to a typical salary of $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

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

70% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. This public school has an average net price of $3,620.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,207 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,231. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 23% of the teachers are full time.

#4

San Juan College

Farmington
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,747. 89% of students get financical aid.

13 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. 99% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 74%.

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

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.69 years.

3 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. Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.89 years to complete their degree at USW.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. In their early career, New Mexico Highlands University grads earn an average salary of $28,500.

Secondary Education Careers in NM

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
High School Teachers 5% $53,710

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Early Childhood Education 346
Elementary Education 316
Teacher Education 87
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 69
Teacher Development & Methodology 51

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View Nationwide Secondary Education Report

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