Language in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Language Programs in New Mexico


Each year, approximately 0.4% of New Mexico graduates receive degrees in language. In other words, every year an estimated 193 language professionals graduate from New Mexico's 9 language schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a language 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. 53 students graduated with a degree in language 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.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is located in Albuquerque, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a language program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 99 students graduated from University of New Mexico-Main Campus language program. University of New Mexico-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,506 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico with a language program is St John's College, which is located in Santa Fe. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. In 2010, St John's College graduated 30 students from its language programs. Students at St John's College paid $42,192 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Mexico's language schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,477 per year, though tuition can range from $42,192 per year to $944 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico language schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. St John's College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $42,192 per year
  2. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New Mexico language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Clovis Community College - located in Clovis, students are charged $944 per year
  2. Santa Fe Community College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $1,224 per year
  3. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus - located in Roswell, students are charged $1,339 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of New Mexico language professionals:

  1. Bernalillo County - 800 language professionals
  2. Dona Ana County - 220 language professionals
  3. Cibola County - 130 language professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of language professionals is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,090 language professionals working in New Mexico then. Of these 2,090 language professionals, the government predicts that 1,440 will be teacher of the speech and hearing handicappeds, 650 will be sign language interpreters, and an unknown number will be english as a second language instructors.

Salary

language professionals in New Mexico make an average of $57,670 per year. However, New Mexico language professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,910 per year to more than $115,520 per year in 2010. The counties in New Mexico with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Santa Fe County - $75,370 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $63,245 per year
  3. Cibola County - $61,855 per year

The following counties in New Mexico have the lowest average salaries for language professional:

  1. Dona Ana County - $48,535 per year
  2. Chaves County - $55,633 per year
  3. San Juan County - $61,750 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in New Mexico were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $68,390 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $61,710 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,910 per year

On average, the lowest paid language professionals in New Mexico were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $61,710 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,910 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in language in New Mexico and to compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Language in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Language in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Language 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
7,062 miles from location Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus Roswell NM 13.2979 n/a 4,347
6,974 miles from location Clovis Community College Clovis NM 5.1584 n/a 4,282
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
7,115 miles from location St John's College Santa Fe NM 26.0562 49% 500
 

Curious what studying Language 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
Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,030 $68,390 -8.0%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 360 $61,710 -29.4%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 300 $42,910 328.6%
 

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