Public Administration in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Public Administration Programs in New Mexico


Around 0.1% of New Mexico's graduates graduate from public administration degree programs every year. That means an estimated 43 public administration professionals graduate from New Mexico's 7 public administration schools each year.

Top Schools

New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a public administration program. It is located in Las Cruces. In 2010, 5 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' public administration program. Students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus paid $5,400 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a public administration program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated 32 students from its public administration program. Tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

Navajo Technical College, which is located in Crownpoint, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a public administration program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Navajo Technical College graduated 0 students from its public administration programs. The tuition rate at Navajo Technical College was $1,620 per year.

Cost

Public administration schools in New Mexico, charge students an average tuition of $4,468 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $10,120 per year, or as little as $1,620 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico public administration schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $10,120 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 public administration schools in New Mexico that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Navajo Technical College - located in Crownpoint, students are charged $1,620 per year
  2. Mesalands Community College - located in Tucumcari, students are charged $1,845 per year
  3. New Mexico Highlands University - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,972 per year

A public administration degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The largest populations of New Mexico public administration professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 190 public administration professionals
  2. Chaves County - 170 public administration professionals
  3. Cibola County - 100 public administration professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of public administration professionals in the state of New Mexico will shrink to 490. This would require a -1% decline in the field.

Salary

On average, public administration professionals earn a salary of $98,203 per year in New Mexico state. However, this number is only an average. Public administration professional in New Mexico had varying salaries from $16,000 to $106,590 per year in 2010. The counties in New Mexico with the highest average salary for public administration professionals are:

  1. Bernalillo County - $98,017 per year
  2. Cibola County - $28,210 per year
  3. Chaves County - $20,120 per year

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

  1. Catron County - $19,510 per year
  2. Chaves County - $20,120 per year
  3. Cibola County - $28,210 per year

The public administration professionals with highest average salaries in New Mexico were:

  1. Chief Executive Officer - $215,840 per year
  2. Community Development Planner - $54,970 per year
  3. Legislator - $23,800 per year

The public administration professionals with lowest average salaries in New Mexico were:

  1. Community Development Planner - $54,970 per year
  2. Legislator - $23,800 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in public administration in New Mexico and to compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or political science, 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 Public Administration in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Public Administration 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
7,158 miles from location University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus Albuquerque NM 15.0679 n/a 4,537
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
6,999 miles from location Mesalands Community College Tucumcari NM 13.5852 n/a 991
7,239 miles from location Navajo Technical College Crownpoint NM 31.2529 n/a 751
 

Curious what studying Public Administration 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
Legislators + 470 $23,800 9.3%
2
Urban and Regional Planners + 190 $54,970 -45.7%
3
Chief Executives + 70 $215,840 -90.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are public administration related jobs in New Mexico