Liberal Arts in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Liberal Arts Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 4.7% of graduates in of New Mexico receive liberal arts degrees every year. Thus, New Mexico's 31 liberal arts schools put out approximately 2,276 liberal arts professionals each year.

Top Schools

New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which is located in Las Cruces, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a liberal arts program. It received a ranking of 39th in the country in 2010. 124 students graduated with a degree in liberal arts 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.

Santa Fe University of Art and Design, which is located in Santa Fe, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a liberal arts program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design liberal arts program. The tuition rate at Santa Fe University of Art and Design was $30,358 per year.

New Mexico Military Institute, which is located in Roswell, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a liberal arts program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 94 students graduated from New Mexico Military Institute liberal arts program. New Mexico Military Institute charged in-state students $3,176 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's liberal arts schools ranges from $42,192 per year to $675 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,391 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico liberal arts schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. St John's College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $42,192 per year
  2. Santa Fe University of Art and Design - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $30,358 per year
  3. University of the Southwest - located in Hobbs, students are charged $14,500 per year

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

  1. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $675 per year
  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso - located in Ruidoso, students are charged $764 per year
  3. Luna Community College - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $814 per year

A liberal arts degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The largest populations of New Mexico liberal arts professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 160 liberal arts professionals
  2. Cibola County - 80 liberal arts professionals
  3. Chaves County - 30 liberal arts professionals

Salary

liberal arts professionals in New Mexico earn $61,710 per year on average. However, New Mexico liberal arts professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $27,130 per year to more than $95,630 per year in 2010. The following counties in New Mexico have the highest average salaries for liberal arts professionals:

  1. Bernalillo County - $64,150 per year
  2. Chaves County - $58,440 per year
  3. Cibola County - $54,310 per year

On average, liberal arts professionals earn the least in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Cibola County - $54,310 per year
  2. Chaves County - $58,440 per year
  3. Bernalillo County - $64,150 per year

The liberal arts professionals with highest average salaries in New Mexico were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $61,710 per year

The liberal arts professionals with lowest average salaries in New Mexico were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $61,710 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Liberal Arts in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Liberal Arts in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Liberal Arts in New Mexico

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 360 $61,710 -29.4%
 

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