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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in New Mexico

18 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 50th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in New Mexico

Criminal Justice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 72.2%
  • White: 16.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.1%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in New Mexico

In this state, there are 25,500 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $55,360. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in New Mexico that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending NMSU Main Campus will pay a net price of $7,867. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,748. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. 43% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,178.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,835 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,236. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,500 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
32 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.29 years to graduate. In their early career, UOPX - New Mexico grads earn an average salary of $28,400. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in NM

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 37% $103,140
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12% $37,950
Emergency Management Directors 11% $78,140
Forensic Science Technicians 9% $36,850
Accountants and Auditors 8% $60,120
Computer Workers 6% $76,890
Managers 5% $94,930
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $0

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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