Architecture in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Architecture Programs in New Mexico


Around 0.3% of New Mexico's graduates graduate from architecture degree programs every year. Thus, New Mexico's 4 architecture schools put out approximately 126 architects each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a architecture program is New Mexico State University-Main Campus. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Las Cruces. no students graduated with a degree in architecture from New Mexico State University-Main Campus in 2010. Students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus paid $5,400 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a architecture program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. 123 students graduated with degree in architecture from University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2010. University of New Mexico-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,506 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico with a architecture program is New Mexico Junior College, which is located in Hobbs. In 2010, it was ranked 84th nationwide. Tuition at New Mexico Junior College was $1,076 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's architecture schools ranges from $5,506 per year to $1,076 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,342 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico architecture schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year

The architecture schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  1. New Mexico Junior College - located in Hobbs, students are charged $1,076 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year

An architecture degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The highest percentage of architecture graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as an architect. New Mexico had 550 architects in 2010. In New Mexico, the largest numbers of architects work in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 460 architects
  2. Dona Ana County - 30 architects

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of architects in the state of New Mexico will shrink to 780. This would require a -1% decline in the profession.

Salary

On average, architects earn $66,290 per year. In 2010, however, some New Mexico architects earned as little as less than $38,940 per year or as much as more than $106,580 per year. On average an architect earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - $67,530 per year
  2. Dona Ana County - $61,390 per year

On average, architects earns the least in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Dona Ana County - $61,390 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $67,530 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in architecture in New Mexico and to compare salaries with various related fields such as civil engineering or design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Architecture in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Architecture in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Architecture in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,163 miles from location University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque NM 31.7802 54% 27,241
7,200 miles from location New Mexico State University-Main Campus Las Cruces NM 60.5764 45% 18,526
7,201 miles from location New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Las Cruces NM 9.17134 n/a 9,021
6,990 miles from location New Mexico Junior College Hobbs NM 15.5192 n/a 2,313
 

Curious what studying Architecture gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Mexico

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 720 $44,060 -18.2%
2
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval + 550 $66,290 27.9%
3
Landscape Architects + 70 n/a -50.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are architecture related jobs in New Mexico