Counseling in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Counseling Programs in New Mexico


Each year, roughly 0.3% of New Mexico students graduate with degrees in counseling. Thus, New Mexico's 11 counseling schools put out approximately 158 counselors each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a counseling 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, 11 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' counseling program. New Mexico State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,400 in tuition fees per year.

University of the Southwest, which is located in Hobbs, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a counseling program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of the Southwest graduated 19 students from its counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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.

Cost

Counseling schools in New Mexico, charge students an average tuition of $4,670 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,500 per year, or as little as $1,224 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico counseling schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of the Southwest - located in Hobbs, students are charged $14,500 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $10,120 per year
  3. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year

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

  1. Santa Fe Community College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $1,224 per year
  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus - located in Roswell, students are charged $1,339 per year
  3. Northern New Mexico College - located in Espanola, students are charged $2,594 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in counseling and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as clinical psychology or forensic psychology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Counseling in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Counseling in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Counseling in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Counseling in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Counseling 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
6,986 miles from location Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus Portales NM 22.1305 52% 4,679
7,121 miles from location Santa Fe Community College Santa Fe NM 9.04201 n/a 4,630
7,158 miles from location University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus Albuquerque NM 15.0679 n/a 4,537
7,062 miles from location Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus Roswell NM 13.2979 n/a 4,347
7,077 miles from location New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas NM 13.6265 n/a 3,739
7,283 miles from location Western New Mexico University Silver City NM 13.5482 n/a 3,370
7,121 miles from location Northern New Mexico College Espanola NM 14.3259 n/a 2,066
6,990 miles from location University of the Southwest Hobbs NM 40.5528 66% 528
7,123 miles from location Southwestern College Santa Fe NM 0.0155385 n/a 130
 

Curious what studying Counseling 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
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 2,170 $58,650 193.2%
2
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors + 1,390 $55,550 12.1%
3
Mental Health Counselors + 950 $45,850 90.0%
4
Rehabilitation Counselors + 690 $37,810 32.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are counseling related jobs in New Mexico