Liberal Arts Schools In New Mexico

There are 31 accredited liberal arts schools in New Mexico for faculty who teach liberal arts classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


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. New Mexico Military Institute

    101 W. College Blvd., Roswell, New Mexico 88201-5173

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  9. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

    200 College Rd, Gallup, New Mexico 87301-5697

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  10. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

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  11. University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

    4000 University Dr, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544-2233

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  12. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  13. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  14. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

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  15. New Mexico State University-Grants

    1500 N. Third Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020

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  16. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

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  17. University of New Mexico-Valencia County Branch

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

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  18. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  19. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  20. Santa Fe Community College

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

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  21. Santa Fe University of Art and Design

    1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-7634

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  22. University of the Southwest

    6610 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  23. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

    9169 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120-3101

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  24. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch

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

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  25. Mesalands Community College

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

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  26. Western New Mexico University

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

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  27. St John's College in Santa Fe

    1160 Camino Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-4599

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  28. National American University-Albuquerque

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

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  29. Luna Community College

    Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  30. Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso

    709 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345

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  31. National American University-Rio Rancho

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

New Mexico 360
National 69,880

Of all of the liberal arts professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In New Mexico

420 400 320 350 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Liberal Arts is a shrinking field in New Mexico. 60 less liberal arts professionals were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has shrunk by 14% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for liberal arts professionals which shows a 18% increase in the number of liberal arts professionals working around the nation.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$47,400 $47,130 $56,130 $58,320 $61,710
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of liberal arts professionals is declining, the salaries earned by liberal arts professionals are increasing. In 2006 liberal arts professionals made a mean salary of $47,400 per year, and in 2010 they made $61,710 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$36,650
25th percentile
$48,850
50th percentile
$60,690
75th percentile
$75,470
90th percentile
$89,220

Thus, liberal arts professionals' salaries grew by 23% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of liberal arts, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid liberal arts professionals earning 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in New Mexico

English
$50,207
History
$54,660
Liberal Arts
$61,710
Math
$75,450
Music
$22,685

In New Mexico, liberal arts professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
38
bachelor
15
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 31 accredited liberal arts schools in New Mexico is increasing. In 2006, 1,853 students graduated from liberal arts courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 2,276 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 23%. 62% of these graduates received a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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