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General Education Schools in New Mexico

184 students earned Education degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 121 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 184

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 32.6%
  • White: 56.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.8%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
General Education Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in New Mexico

In this state, there are 90 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for General Education Jobs in New Mexico

Education grads earn an average of $67,260 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in New Mexico that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

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

The average student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree at ENMU - Main Campus. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at NMSU Main Campus. 99% of students get financical aid.

General Education Careers in NM

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Education Professors 8% $63,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Student Counseling 175
Educational Administration 136
Special Education 132
Teacher Education Subject Specific 104
Teacher Education Grade Specific 89
Curriculum & Instruction 56
Education Philosophy 45
Educational Assessment 25

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