New Mexico State University Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
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Associate
 23
Bachelor's
 31
Master's
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New Mexico State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at New Mexico State University

We calculated a salary score for each of New Mexico State University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at New Mexico State University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for NMSU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 35 99% 99% $8,750 $42,680 35
Business Administration, Management and Operations 16 91% 91% $18,840 $24,040 16
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 25 86% 86% $14,750 $22,890 25
Business/Commerce, General 8 90% 90% $10,770 $22,090 8
Criminal Justice and Corrections 18 85% 85% $14,350 $25,390 18
Culinary Arts and Related Services 8 95% 95% Not Reported $20,140 8
Data Processing 24 82% 82% $9,000 $24,420 24
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 50 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 50
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers 56 100% 100% Not Reported $50,860 56
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 10 91% 91% Not Reported $32,710 10
Fire Protection 5 100% 100% Not Reported $25,400 5
Health and Medical Administrative Services 12 69% 69% Not Reported $21,780 12
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 17 100% 100% Not Reported $30,770 17
Hospitality Administration/Management 6 100% 100% Not Reported $20,140 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 40 86% 86% $11,250 $24,070 40
Precision Metal Working 7 90% 90% Not Reported $28,960 7
Public Health 15 88% 88% $12,620 $22,330 15
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 63 97% 97% $16,540 $61,220 63
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 19 82% 82% $13,500 $18,090 19
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 2 85% 85% $11,500 $19,590 2

Salary Scores for NMSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 9 91% 91% $14,830 $37,930 9
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 8 100% 100% Not Reported $58,670 8
Agricultural Business and Management 22 88% 88% Not Reported $38,290 22
Animal Sciences 41 91% 91% $13,390 $29,410 41
Apparel and Textiles 42 100% 100% Not Reported $35,420 42
Biology, General 24 90% 90% $19,330 $25,190 24
Business Administration, Management and Operations 10 98% 98% $21,310 $31,360 10
Business/Commerce, General 12 91% 91% $21,130 $32,280 12
Chemical Engineering 96 91% 91% $17,580 $80,960 96
Civil Engineering 9 100% 100% $14,500 $54,110 9
Computer and Information Sciences, General 50 97% 97% $24,750 $57,860 50
Criminal Justice and Corrections 15 93% 93% $19,750 $28,640 15
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 4 100% 100% $24,250 $20,140 4
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 62 95% 95% Not Reported $24,530 62
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 40 100% 100% $16,770 $68,500 40
Engineering Technology, General 66 97% 97% $18,020 $58,670 66
English Language and Literature, General 4 93% 93% $15,750 $19,590 4
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 18 94% 94% $20,500 $21,960 18
Finance and Financial Management Services 5 93% 93% $13,810 $34,700 5
Geography and Cartography 0 100% 100% Not Reported $17,620 0
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 67 93% 93% Not Reported $39,930 67
Graphic Communications 15 91% 91% $19,180 $20,140 15
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 16 93% 93% $18,520 $25,480 16
History 32 91% 91% Not Reported $27,670 32
Hospitality Administration/Management 5 96% 96% $23,000 $27,220 5
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 15 100% 100% $20,500 $25,190 15
Industrial Engineering 1 93% 93% Not Reported $49,440 1
International Business 11 88% 88% Not Reported $35,060 11
Journalism 21 95% 95% $16,750 $28,060 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22 89% 89% $25,140 $27,220 22
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 28 89% 89% $18,060 $25,830 28
Marketing 33 92% 92% $21,000 $39,520 33
Mathematics 13 100% 100% Not Reported $33,280 13
Mechanical Engineering 46 100% 100% $22,860 $64,990 46
Plant Sciences 14 96% 96% $28,030 $29,640 14
Political Science and Government 17 92% 92% $19,500 $28,600 17
Psychology, General 6 92% 92% $18,750 $22,460 6
Public Health 9 95% 95% $26,070 $26,350 9
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 43 95% 95% $19,600 $63,770 43
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 88 96% 96% Not Reported $38,290 88
Social Work 32 90% 90% $17,000 $30,120 32
Sociology 22 87% 87% $22,710 $28,380 22
Special Education and Teaching 5 86% 86% $19,000 $30,410 5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 15 95% 95% $22,450 $30,910 15
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 42 96% 96% $14,000 $35,700 42
Visual and Performing Arts, General 19 98% 98% $19,350 $20,530 19
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management 82 95% 95% $17,500 $33,040 82

Salary Scores for NMSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 30 95% 95% Not Reported $58,000 30
Anthropology 86 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 86
Business Administration, Management and Operations 21 95% 95% $22,800 $52,940 21
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37 94% 94% Not Reported $44,940 37
Curriculum and Instruction 13 96% 96% $30,170 $40,710 13
Educational Administration and Supervision 37 96% 96% $22,180 $52,110 37
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 35 93% 93% Not Reported $87,970 35
English Language and Literature, General 6 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 6
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 25 90% 90% $24,190 $39,910 25
Industrial Engineering 46 100% 100% Not Reported $79,280 46
Plant Sciences 11 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 11
Public Health 43 100% 100% $28,000 $52,110 43
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 9 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 9
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 38 100% 100% Not Reported $34,080 38
Social Work 46 96% 96% $28,810 $45,190 46
Sociology 11 93% 93% Not Reported $26,350 11
Special Education and Teaching 44 97% 97% $27,300 $49,020 44

Salary Scores for NMSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 2 100% 100% Not Reported $45,810 2
Curriculum and Instruction 49 100% 100% Not Reported $70,460 49
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 88 100% 100% Not Reported $144,240 88

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Rose Urquidi 9/16/2019

The professors were great and very helpful. If they saw that you were trying to succeed they would help you try to reach your goals no matter how much you were struggling. The professors also help you as much as possible if you are planning on going to graduate school. They will get you all the resources you will need to apply for graduate school. As an undergrad in Counseling and community psychology there were a few of us who graduated with that degree, which I thought was great because you go through the... Read More

Rose Urquidi 9/16/2019

The professors were great and very helpful. If they saw that you were trying to succeed they would help you try to reach your goals no matter how much you were struggling. The professors also help you as much as possible if you are planning on going to graduate school. They will get you all the resources you will need to apply for graduate school. As an undergrad in Counseling and community psychology there were a few of us who graduated with that degree, which I thought was great because you go through the... Read More