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Accounting Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 434 students earned their Accounting degrees in NM.

In this state, Accounting is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in New Mexico

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 179
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 179
Associate’s Degree 90
Master’s Degree 82
Bachelor’s Degree 79
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 39.4%
  • White: 32.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.9%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Accounting Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in New Mexico

In this state, there are 19,440 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Accounting Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $61,500, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in New Mexico that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,620. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,289 Total Students

The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at New Mexico State University - Main Campus. In their early career, New Mexico State University - Main Campus grads earn an average salary of $24,800. The full-time teacher rate is 74%.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
24,319 Total Students

70% of the teachers are full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,207 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,231.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 67%. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,325.

#5

San Juan College

Farmington
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,747. 89% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
951 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,748.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,600 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,248 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 43%. Most students complete their degree in 4.69 years.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
871 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 8%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
367 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, SIPI grads earn an average salary of $16,600.

Accounting Careers in NM

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Financial Managers 15% $94,690
Financial Analysts 8% $79,830
Accountants and Auditors 8% $60,120
Budget Analysts 7% $73,700
Tax Preparers 7% $38,830
Credit Analysts 6% $58,640
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 0% $37,130
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -3% $36,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Business Administration & Management 1,970
Business & Commerce 454
Business Support & Assistance 148
Marketing 108
Hospitality Management 58
Finance & Financial Management 55
Human Resource Management 15
General Sales & Marketing 14

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