Criminal Justice Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 28 accredited schools where criminal justice classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in New Mexico, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  2. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  3. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  4. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  5. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  6. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  7. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  8. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

    200 College Rd, Gallup, New Mexico 87301-5697

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  9. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  10. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  11. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

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  12. New Mexico State University-Grants

    1500 N. Third Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020

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  13. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  14. University of New Mexico-Valencia County Branch

    280 La Entrada, Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031-7633

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  15. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  16. Santa Fe Community College

    6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-4887

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  17. University of the Southwest

    6610 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  18. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch

    1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico 87557

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  19. Mesalands Community College

    911 S Tenth Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401-3352

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  20. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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  21. National American University-Albuquerque

    4775 Indian School Road NE, Suite 200, Albuequerque, New Mexico 87110-3976

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  22. Luna Community College

    Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  23. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque

    5100 Masthead N.E., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

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  24. Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso

    709 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345

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  25. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus

    5700 Pasadena NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113-1570

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  26. National American University-Rio Rancho

    1601 Rio Rancho, Suite 200, Highway 528 & Sara Road, Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124-1903

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  27. Brookline College in Albuquerque

    4201 Central Ave NW-Ste J, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105

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  28. Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque

    10500 Cooper Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

New Mexico 16,140
National 1,897,220

Approximately 1% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In New Mexico

13,870 14,490 16,200 14,650 16,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminal justice professionals is growing in New Mexico. In 2010 there were 2,240 more criminal justice professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for criminal justice professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$34,849 $36,550 $34,646 $44,046 $41,422
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are growing in New Mexico. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $34,849 per year, and in 2010 they made $41,422 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$27,828
25th percentile
$31,472
50th percentile
$41,022
75th percentile
$48,717
90th percentile
$56,240

Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of New Mexico, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminal justice. The pay differential between the highest paid criminal justice professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 102%

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Criminal Justice
$40,963
Criminology
$53,805
Forensic Science
$47,360
Homeland Security
$45,173
Paralegal
$37,280

In New Mexico, criminal justice professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
29
bachelor
12
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
8
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is increasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited criminal justice schools in New Mexico state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 747 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 685 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 8%. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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