University of New Mexico Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 19
Associate
 34
Bachelor's
 40
Master's
 50
Doctoral
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University of New Mexico's Top Ranking

University of New Mexico is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of New Mexico

We calculated a salary score for each of University of New Mexico'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 University of New Mexico 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 UNM Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 9 86% 86% $8,250 $21,960 9
Health and Medical Administrative Services 12 100% 100% Not Reported $21,960 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 7 82% 82% $9,000 $16,730 7
Physical Sciences 27 89% 89% $12,500 $20,920 27
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 74 97% 97% $11,250 $64,000 74
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 12 84% 84% Not Reported $16,870 12
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 1 80% 80% Not Reported $18,320 1

Salary Scores for UNM Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 52 92% 92% $16,750 $51,390 52
American Sign Language 10 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 10
Anthropology 16 93% 93% $18,700 $21,600 16
Area Studies 11 91% 91% $21,840 $23,800 11
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 26 85% 85% $16,500 $28,960 26
Biology, General 30 95% 95% $16,750 $26,120 30
Business Administration, Management and Operations 35 94% 94% $19,250 $39,460 35
Chemical Engineering 0 96% 96% $18,020 $46,090 0
Chemistry 3 88% 88% $7,630 $24,420 3
Civil Engineering 11 100% 100% $22,800 $54,640 11
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 25 96% 96% $19,390 $50,230 25
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 32 95% 95% $21,500 $22,890 32
Computer and Information Sciences, General 84 96% 96% $19,500 $73,950 84
Computer Engineering 10 95% 95% $15,000 $55,340 10
Criminal Justice and Corrections 43 95% 95% $19,430 $34,390 43
Dance 38 92% 92% Not Reported $21,510 38
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 49 100% 100% $19,540 $56,300 49
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 46 88% 88% $22,800 $22,770 46
Economics 19 94% 94% $14,000 $39,010 19
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 47 84% 84% $21,070 $69,900 47
Engineering Science 25 100% 100% Not Reported $59,950 25
English Language and Literature, General 18 87% 87% $22,590 $24,270 18
Environmental Design 6 100% 100% Not Reported $27,340 6
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 79 93% 93% $18,000 $33,720 79
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 24 95% 95% $20,500 $26,640 24
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 65 94% 94% Not Reported $28,600 65
Fine and Studio Arts 12 90% 90% $20,500 $20,140 12
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 24 86% 86% $20,390 $28,240 24
Geography and Cartography 1 78% 78% $19,710 $21,510 1
History 14 95% 95% $21,890 $23,650 14
International/Global Studies 10 93% 93% $14,000 $20,140 10
Journalism 58 99% 99% $17,500 $33,690 58
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 26 88% 88% $22,000 $28,170 26
Mechanical Engineering 30 96% 96% $22,910 $62,460 30
Music 24 100% 100% Not Reported $22,810 24
Philosophy 31 88% 88% $24,240 $25,970 31
Political Science and Government 32 96% 96% $18,500 $32,120 32
Psychology, General 33 91% 91% $19,130 $27,830 33
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 70 98% 98% $23,500 $71,220 70
Religion/Religious Studies 58 81% 81% Not Reported $28,600 58
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 60 97% 97% $20,080 $31,240 60
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 49 90% 90% $17,500 $32,640 49
Sociology 35 92% 92% $21,840 $30,520 35
Special Education and Teaching 10 100% 100% $21,500 $32,280 10
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 25 97% 97% $20,500 $32,720 25
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 16 91% 91% $20,000 $31,360 16
Visual and Performing Arts, General 37 90% 90% $22,500 $24,040 37

Salary Scores for UNM Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 64 100% 100% $30,060 $63,380 64
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 70 100% 100% $78,040 $108,090 70
Architecture 6 94% 94% $31,750 $46,090 6
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38 98% 98% $29,020 $64,200 38
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 6 94% 94% $41,040 $45,030 6
Civil Engineering 1 94% 94% Not Reported $57,320 1
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 55 100% 100% $26,110 $48,040 55
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 89 100% 100% $38,570 $63,860 89
Computer and Information Sciences, General 79 100% 100% Not Reported $101,960 79
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 40 96% 96% Not Reported $79,080 40
Educational Administration and Supervision 45 100% 100% Not Reported $54,880 45
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research 42 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 42
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 62 95% 95% Not Reported $97,960 62
Fine and Studio Arts 33 91% 91% $46,620 $27,440 33
Landscape Architecture 10 100% 100% Not Reported $44,170 10
Mechanical Engineering 89 100% 100% Not Reported $94,940 89
Music 18 87% 87% $31,830 $21,380 18
Public Administration 35 96% 96% $34,750 $50,020 35
Public Health 47 93% 93% $36,740 $53,360 47
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 48 99% 99% $54,000 $99,650 48
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 55 100% 100% $53,000 $58,220 55
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 23 96% 96% $27,300 $45,380 23
Special Education and Teaching 17 100% 100% $30,260 $42,680 17
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 34 100% 100% $40,170 $41,940 34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 47 99% 99% $30,420 $46,420 47
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 32 93% 93% $25,590 $45,700 32

Salary Scores for UNM Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 35 79% 79% Not Reported $55,550 35
Engineering, General 76 100% 100% Not Reported $108,650 76
Law 31 95% 95% $85,990 $53,910 31
Medicine 39 100% 100% $138,250 $56,640 39
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 77 96% 96% $130,500 $119,750 77
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 67 100% 100% Not Reported $126,500 67
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 57 100% 100% $77,250 $71,640 57

Salary Scores for UNM Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 32 95% 95% Not Reported $23,460 32

Most Recent Reviews

Val 1/9/2020

University of New Mexico is a great middle ground school. Tuition isn't ridiculous and the professors are knowledgeable. Do your research on the professors before taking a course, though. The campus is on the smaller side and is open, so watch out for transients. Course selection wasn't the largest, so make sure you register for classes ASAP or you won't have the greatest schedule. UNM also offers several online classes and many degree programs can be completed online. This helps with a busy life and makes... Read More

Cristina Villalovos 10/13/2019

The University of New Mexico provides an enriching educational setting that embraces diversity in culture and learning styles. The campus is rich in student resources and all the staff I encountered were professional and kind. The one-stop student resource center was especially convenient and quick. This is especially true for financial aid services. My questions and concerns were promptly addressed whether by telephone or in person. The campus hosted many events while I was a student including political,... Read More