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General Psychology Schools in New Mexico

40 students earned Psychology degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Psychology major is the 36th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20
Master’s Degree 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 7.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.0%
  • White: 45.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 15.0%
General Psychology Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in New Mexico

3,880 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $84,080. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in New Mexico that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
22,729 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.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,296 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%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,787 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.

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

General Psychology Careers in NM

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Psychologists 11% $96,290
Psychology Professors 9% $72,520
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 8% $66,810
Managers 5% $94,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 51
Child Development & Psychology 1

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