Educational Leadership in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Educational Leadership Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of New Mexico receive educational leadership degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 207 educational leadership professonals graduate from New Mexico's 6 educational leadership schools.

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 educational leadership program. It is located in Las Cruces. 42 students graduated with a degree in educational leadership from New Mexico State University-Main Campus in 2010. New Mexico State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,400 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a educational leadership program is University of the Southwest, which is located in Hobbs. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. In 2010, 13 students graduated from University of the Southwest educational leadership 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 educational leadership 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. 35 students graduated with degree in educational leadership 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

If you are hoping to attend one of New Mexico's educational leadership schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,052 per year, though tuition can range from $14,500 per year to $2,972 per year. The New Mexico educational leadership schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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 lowest tuition rates at New Mexico educational leadership schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. New Mexico Highlands University - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,972 per year
  2. Western New Mexico University - located in Silver City, students are charged $3,812 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year

An educational leadership degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

In New Mexico, the largest numbers of educational leadership professonal work in the following counties:

  1. Cibola County - 460 educational leadership professonals
  2. Chaves County - 380 educational leadership professonals
  3. Bernalillo County - 340 educational leadership professonals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of educational leadership professonals in New Mexico will grow by 5%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,010 educational leadership professonals working in New Mexico. The greatest growth for educational leadership professonal is predicted to be amongst Distance Learning Coordinators, who are expected to increase by 9% by 2018.

Salary

On average, educational leadership professonals earn $83,423 per year. However, this number is only an average. Educational leadership professonal in New Mexico had varying salaries from $37,970 to $147,490 per year in 2010. Educational leadership professonals in the following New Mexico counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bernalillo County - $91,687 per year
  2. Dona Ana County - $84,420 per year
  3. Cibola County - $81,483 per year

The New Mexico counties with the lowest average salary for educational leadership professonals are:

  1. Santa Fe County - $73,875 per year
  2. San Juan County - $74,810 per year
  3. Chaves County - $77,240 per year

On average, the highest paid educational leadership professonals in New Mexico were:

  1. Dean - $103,280 per year
  2. Middle School Principal - $79,890 per year
  3. Distance Learning Coordinator - $67,100 per year

The educational leadership professonals with lowest average salaries in New Mexico were:

  1. Middle School Principal - $79,890 per year
  2. Distance Learning Coordinator - $67,100 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership 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
7,158 miles from location University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus Albuquerque NM 15.0679 n/a 4,537
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
6,990 miles from location University of the Southwest Hobbs NM 40.5528 66% 528
 

Curious what studying Educational Leadership 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
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + n/a $79,890
2
Education Administrators, Postsecondary + 690 $103,280 11.3%
3
Education Administrators, All Other + 340 $67,100 161.5%
 

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Below are educational leadership related jobs in New Mexico