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578 Health Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Health Sciences & Services is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in New Mexico

Health Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 512
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 48
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a health science major is more popular with women than with men.

Health Sciences & Services Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of health science majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 54.2%
  • White: 27.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 11.6%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in New Mexico

960 people in the state and 114,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to health science.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a health science grad in the state is $40,020, compared to a typical salary of $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in New Mexico that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

520 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,620.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,107 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,900 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,636 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,752. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,068 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,900 a year. A typical student attending Mesalands Community College will pay a net price of $7,939. 55% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,207 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $9,231. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,093 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,039. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 35% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
312 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $25,161. In their early career, Brookline College - Albuquerque grads earn an average salary of $18,300.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in NM

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Community Health Workers 15% $36,150

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to health science.

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Nursing 1,468
Allied Health Services 1,174
Allied Health Professions 946
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 698
Mental & Social Health Services 405
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 275
Dental Support Services 253
Health/Medical Admin Services 194

View all majors related to Health Sciences & Services

View Nationwide Health Sciences & Services Report

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