Chemical Engineering in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Chemical Engineering Programs in New Mexico


Around 0.1% of New Mexico's graduates graduate from chemical engineering degree programs every year. That means an estimated 39 chemical engineers graduate from New Mexico's 3 chemical engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a chemical engineering program. It is located in Las Cruces. 10 students graduated with a degree in chemical engineering 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 that has a chemical engineering 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. 18 students graduated with degree in chemical engineering 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 that has a chemical engineering program is New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Socorro. In 2010, 11 students graduated from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology chemical engineering program. The tuition rate at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology was $4,941 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's chemical engineering schools ranges from $5,506 per year to $4,941 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,282 per year. In 2010, the chemical engineering schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  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 Institute of Mining and Technology - located in Socorro, students are charged $4,941 per year

The following New Mexico chemical engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology - located in Socorro, students are charged $4,941 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year
  3. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year

A chemical engineering degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

Most people who graduate from chemical engineering school in New Mexico go on to work as a chemical engineer. 120 chemical engineers were working in New Mexico in 2010. In New Mexico, the largest numbers of chemical engineers work in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 70 chemical engineers
  2. Chaves County - 40 chemical engineers

Salary

On average, a chemical engineer earns a salary of $100,750 per year in New Mexico state. However, New Mexico chemical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $55,140 per year to more than $146,810 per year in 2010. The following counties in New Mexico have the highest average salaries for chemical engineers:

  1. Bernalillo County - $107,720 per year
  2. Chaves County - $91,750 per year

A chemical engineer in the following counties in New Mexico make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Chaves County - $91,750 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $107,720 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in chemical engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physics or chemistry.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering 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
7,189 miles from location New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro NM 28.5068 72% 1,761
 

Curious what studying Chemical Engineering 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
Engineers, All Other + 2,670 $113,240 128.2%
2
Chemists + 390 $94,730 21.9%
3
Petroleum Engineers + 270 $106,400 92.9%
4
Nuclear Engineers + 250 $102,200
5
Chemical Technicians + 250 $59,650
6
Chemical Engineers + 120 $100,750
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are chemical engineering related jobs in New Mexico