Biology in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Biology Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 0.9% of graduates in of New Mexico receive biology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 419 biologists graduate from New Mexico's 12 biology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a biology 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. 108 students graduated with a degree in biology from New Mexico State University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at New Mexico State University-Main Campus was $5,400 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a biology program is University of the Southwest, which is located in Hobbs. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. In 2010, University of the Southwest graduated 4 students from its biology program. University of the Southwest charged in-state students $14,500 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a biology program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, 231 students graduated from University of New Mexico-Main Campus biology program. University of New Mexico-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,506 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's biology schools ranges from $14,500 per year to $1,032 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,064 per year. In 2010, the biology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  1. University of the Southwest - located in Hobbs, students are charged $14,500 per year
  2. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year

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

  1. San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. New Mexico Junior College - located in Hobbs, students are charged $1,076 per year
  3. Santa Fe Community College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $1,224 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in biology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as biomedical engineering or biology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Biology in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Biology in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Biology in New Mexico

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Curious what studying Biology 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
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 370 $69,750 -43.9%
2
Biological Scientists, All Other 320 $60,670 23.1%
3
Biological Technicians 290 $31,800 38.1%
4
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 100 $65,100 -44.4%
5
Soil and Plant Scientists 40 $69,870 -42.9%
 

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Below are biology related jobs in New Mexico