Psychology in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in New Mexico


Each year, approximately 1.1% of New Mexico graduates receive degrees in psychology. In other words, every year an estimated 538 psychology professionals graduate from New Mexico's 15 psychology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a psychology 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, 94 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' psychology program. The tuition rate at New Mexico State University-Main Campus was $5,400 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a psychology program is Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Santa Fe University of Art and Design, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Santa Fe. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design psychology program. Tuition at Santa Fe University of Art and Design was $30,358 per year.

University of the Southwest, which is located in Hobbs, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 10 students graduated from University of the Southwest psychology program. Tuition at University of the Southwest was $14,500 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Mexico's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,820 per year, though tuition can range from $30,358 per year to $944 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico psychology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Santa Fe University of Art and Design - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $30,358 per year
  2. University of the Southwest - located in Hobbs, students are charged $14,500 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $10,120 per year

The psychology schools in New Mexico that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Clovis Community College - located in Clovis, students are charged $944 per year
  2. San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year
  3. New Mexico Junior College - located in Hobbs, students are charged $1,076 per year

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

The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of psychology professional are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 1,320 psychology professionals
  2. Santa Fe County - 490 psychology professionals
  3. Dona Ana County - 160 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in New Mexico will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,230 psychology professionals working in New Mexico. The greatest growth for psychology professional is predicted to be amongst Clinical Psychologists, who are expected to increase by 11% by 2018.

Salary

psychology professionals in New Mexico earn $44,320 per year on average. In 2010, however, some New Mexico psychology professional earned as little as less than $24,680 per year or as much as more than $100,910 per year. The following counties in New Mexico have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. San Juan County - $68,500 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $65,980 per year
  3. Cibola County - $64,920 per year

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

  1. Dona Ana County - $44,380 per year
  2. Catron County - $46,170 per year
  3. Santa Fe County - $52,230 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in New Mexico were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $74,310 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $58,650 per year
  3. Organizational Psychologist - per year

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

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $58,650 per year
  2. Organizational Psychologist - per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology 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
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
7,158 miles from location University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus Albuquerque NM 15.0679 n/a 4,537
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
7,273 miles from location University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Gallup NM 7.222 n/a 2,839
6,990 miles from location New Mexico Junior College Hobbs NM 15.5192 n/a 2,313
7,189 miles from location New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro NM 28.5068 72% 1,761
6,990 miles from location University of the Southwest Hobbs NM 40.5528 66% 528
7,119 miles from location Santa Fe University of Art and Design Santa Fe NM 55.1936 30% 221
7,123 miles from location Southwestern College Santa Fe NM 0.0155385 n/a 130
 

Curious what studying Psychology 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
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 2,170 $58,650 193.2%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 110 $74,310 -15.4%
3
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists + 40 n/a
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are psychology related jobs in New Mexico