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General Engineering Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 54 students earned their Engineering degrees in NM.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 24th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 54
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 54
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 54

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 31.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 46.3%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
General Engineering Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in New Mexico

3,660 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in New Mexico

Engineering grads earn an average of $114,790 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

33 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.

21 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.

General Engineering Careers in NM

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Engineering Professors 12% $0
Engineers 7% $114,000
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7% $165,470

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Mechanical Engineering 77
Electrical Engineering 76
Civil Engineering 48
Industrial Engineering 41
Biomedical Engineering 20
Computer Engineering 17
Chemical Engineering 16
Environmental Engineering 13

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