Physics in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Physics Programs in New Mexico


Each year, approximately 0.2% of New Mexico graduates receive degrees in physics. That means an estimated 83 physicists graduate from New Mexico's 5 physics schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a physics 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, 13 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' physics program. New Mexico State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,400 in tuition fees per year.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a physics program. It is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated 44 students from its physics program. Students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus paid $5,506 per year in tuition fees.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a physics program. It is located in Socorro. 26 students graduated with degree in physics from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in 2010. Tuition at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology was $4,941 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's physics schools ranges from $5,506 per year to $1,032 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,970 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico physics schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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
  3. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology - located in Socorro, students are charged $4,941 per year

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

  1. San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. New Mexico Highlands University - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,972 per year
  3. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology - located in Socorro, students are charged $4,941 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physics in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Physics in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Physics 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
7,225 miles from location San Juan College Farmington NM 10.8764 n/a 8,990
7,077 miles from location New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas NM 13.6265 n/a 3,739
7,189 miles from location New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro NM 28.5068 72% 1,761
 

Curious what studying Physics gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicists + n/a $93,630
 

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