School Psychology in New Mexico

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Schools Offering School Psychology Programs in New Mexico


Each year, approximately 0.0% of New Mexico graduates receive degrees in school psychology. Thus, New Mexico's 2 school psychology schools put out approximately 5 school psychologists 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 school psychology program. It is located in Las Cruces. 4 students graduated with a degree in school psychology 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.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a school psychology program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated 5 students from its school psychology program. The tuition rate at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Mexico school psychology school, average tuition will be $5,453 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,400 per year to $5,506 per year. The New Mexico school psychology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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

The following New Mexico school psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year
  2. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year

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

The highest percentage of school psychology graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as a school psychologist. If you decide to work as a school psychologist in New Mexico, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,170 New Mexico school psychologists as of 2010. The largest populations of New Mexico school psychologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 1,230 school psychologists
  2. Santa Fe County - 490 school psychologists
  3. Dona Ana County - 160 school psychologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of school psychologists in the state of New Mexico will grow to 2,930. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, school psychologists earn $58,650 per year. In 2010, however, some New Mexico school psychologists earned as little as less than $24,680 per year or as much as more than $95,510 per year. On average a school psychologist earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. San Juan County - $68,500 per year
  2. Cibola County - $64,920 per year
  3. Bernalillo County - $63,020 per year

A school psychologist in the following counties in New Mexico make the lowest salaries on average:

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

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in school psychology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as educational leadership or speech therapy.

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

  • Master's Degree in School 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
 

Curious what studying School 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)
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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 2,170 $58,650 193.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are school psychology related jobs in New Mexico