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Schools Offering Journalism Programs in New Mexico


Each year, approximately 0.2% of New Mexico graduates receive degrees in journalism. In other words, every year an estimated 97 journalists graduate from New Mexico's 2 journalism schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a journalism 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, 51 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' journalism program. Students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus paid $5,400 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a journalism program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, 46 students graduated from University of New Mexico-Main Campus journalism program. Tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

Cost

Journalism schools in New Mexico, charge students an average tuition of $5,453 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,506 per year, or as little as $5,400 per year. In 2010, the journalism 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

The following New Mexico journalism schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

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

Most people who graduate from journalism school in New Mexico go on to work as a journalist. In 2010, there were 340 journalists working in New Mexico. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of journalists are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 180 journalists
  2. Santa Fe County - 40 journalists
  3. Chaves County - 40 journalists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of journalists in the state of New Mexico will shrink to 380. This would require a -25% decline in the profession.

Salary

A journalist in New Mexico earns $34,530 per year on average. But, salaries for journalists can vary. In 2010, journalists made as little as less than $17,150 per year or as much as more than $50,670 per year in New Mexico. The following counties in New Mexico have the highest average salaries for journalists:

  1. Bernalillo County - $38,670 per year
  2. Santa Fe County - $30,370 per year
  3. Chaves County - $23,450 per year

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

  1. Chaves County - $23,450 per year
  2. Santa Fe County - $30,370 per year
  3. Bernalillo County - $38,670 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in New Mexico

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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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
 

Curious what studying Journalism 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
Broadcast News Analysts + n/a $54,370
2
Photographers + 350 $32,730 0.0%
3
Reporters and Correspondents + 340 $34,530 -35.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are journalism related jobs in New Mexico