Chemistry in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in New Mexico


Each year, roughly 0.2% of New Mexico students graduate with degrees in chemistry. Thus, New Mexico's 7 chemistry schools put out approximately 91 chemists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a chemistry 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. In 2010, 25 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' chemistry program. Students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus paid $5,400 per year in tuition fees.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a chemistry program. It is located in Albuquerque. 36 students graduated with degree in chemistry from University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2010. Students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus paid $5,506 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a chemistry 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, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology graduated 18 students from its chemistry programs. Tuition at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology was $4,941 per year.

Cost

Chemistry schools in New Mexico, charge students an average tuition of $3,944 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,506 per year, or as little as $1,076 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico chemistry 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 Institute of Mining and Technology - located in Socorro, students are charged $4,941 per year

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

  1. New Mexico Junior College - located in Hobbs, students are charged $1,076 per year
  2. New Mexico Highlands University - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,972 per year
  3. Western New Mexico University - located in Silver City, students are charged $3,812 per year

A chemistry degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

A large number of New Mexico chemistry graduates become chemists. If you decide to work as a chemist in New Mexico, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 390 New Mexico chemists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Mexico chemists:

  1. Bernalillo County

Salary

A chemist in New Mexico makes an average of $94,730 per year. In 2010, however, some New Mexico chemists earned as little as less than $69,230 per year or as much as more than $138,130 per year. On average a chemist earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - $101,540 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemistry in New Mexico

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemists 390 $94,730 21.9%
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Chemical Technicians 250 $59,650
 

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