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Biology Schools in New Mexico

There are seven New Mexico schools offering biology programs. In 2010, 424 students graduated with degrees from New Mexico biology schools. 377 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 24 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

373 students graduate from biology programs in New Mexico, on average, each year. Specifically, 377 students graduated with a bachelor's level biology degree, 24 with a master's level degree, and 23 with a doctorate level degree.

Seven biology schools are located in New Mexico. Out of these, seven schools are public. Public biology school tuition varies from $2,594 to $5,506.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $4,405. While the highest tuition for biology programs, which is $5,506 each year, is at the University of New Mexico, the lowest tuition in this mountain state is at Northern New Mexico College.

New Mexico biology schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biology Program Completions in New Mexico 2006 - 2010

373 students graduate from biology programs in New Mexico, on average, each year. Specifically, 377 students graduated with a bachelor's level biology degree, 24 with a master's level degree, and 23 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions in New Mexico 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 281
  • Bachelor 2007: 290
  • Bachelor 2008: 271
  • Bachelor 2009: 308
  • Bachelor 2010: 377
  • Master 2006: 40
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 34
  • Master 2009: 39
  • Master 2010: 24
  • Doctorate 2006: 17
  • Doctorate 2007: 24
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 23
  • Doctorate 2010: 23

Biology Program Availability in New Mexico

Schools in this state offer a total of 20 biology programs. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in New Mexico

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 3

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49500
  • 25th Percentile: 64640
  • Median: 85470
  • 75th Percentile: 110300
  • 90th Percentile: 125710

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 73400
  • 25th Percentile: 87160
  • Median: 102160
  • 75th Percentile: 140270
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38780
  • 25th Percentile: 52190
  • Median: 63140
  • 75th Percentile: 74610
  • 90th Percentile: 90020

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47450
  • 25th Percentile: 53780
  • Median: 63140
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 89450

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21850
  • 25th Percentile: 24930
  • Median: 28700
  • 75th Percentile: 38620
  • 90th Percentile: 45260

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28910
  • 25th Percentile: 47450
  • Median: 63140
  • 75th Percentile: 75670
  • 90th Percentile: 84850

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47450
  • 25th Percentile: 57410
  • Median: 63150
  • 75th Percentile: 73540
  • 90th Percentile: 82570

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73920
  • Median Salary 2007: 86000
  • Median Salary 2008: 85740
  • Median Salary 2009: 88450
  • Median Salary 2010: 102160
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 400
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61690
  • Median Salary 2007: 64580
  • Median Salary 2008: 62580
  • Median Salary 2009: 60170
  • Median Salary 2010: 63140
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55840
  • Median Salary 2007: 57300
  • Median Salary 2008: 60240
  • Median Salary 2009: 62050
  • Median Salary 2010: 63140
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52510
  • Median Salary 2007: 79620
  • Median Salary 2008: 87790
  • Median Salary 2009: 85130
  • Median Salary 2010: 85470
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29910
  • Median Salary 2007: 37850
  • Median Salary 2008: 38330
  • Median Salary 2009: 30780
  • Median Salary 2010: 28700
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60420
  • Median Salary 2007: 62730
  • Median Salary 2008: 61990
  • Median Salary 2009: 62880
  • Median Salary 2010: 63140
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52830
  • Median Salary 2007: 60600
  • Median Salary 2008: 60910
  • Median Salary 2009: 62050
  • Median Salary 2010: 63150
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

New Mexico vs National Biology Employment

New Mexico vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in New Mexico: 0.615% (1470)

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1. New Mexico Junior College

5317 Lovington Hwy
Hobbs, NM 88240
(505) 492-2787

Founded in 1965, New Mexico Junior College is a public 2-year institution. It is near Hobbs, NM. This college is the 13th biggest institution in the state of New Mexico. It offers 20 certificates and 36 degrees at the associates level to students. 3,535 students sought degrees from the 41 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects including administrative assistant and secretarial science and business management. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico.

2. The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801
(800) 428-8324

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is located in Socorro, NM. This school offers two programs in biology. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level biology degree and one master's level biology degree. NMT is a public 4-year institution. NMT is the third oldest institution in the state of New Mexico offering programs in biology.

3. New Mexico State University - Main

2850 Weddell Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
(575) 646-0111

New Mexico State University-Main is in the suburbs of Las Cruces, New Mexico. NM State offers five biology programs. More specifically, NMSU offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level, two degrees at the master's level in biology, and two degrees at the doctorate level in biology. 18,600 students pursue degrees in 169 NM State programs, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering biology.

4. Western New Mexico University

1000 W. College Ave
Silver City, NM 88061
(505) 538-6336

Western New Mexico University offers three programs in biology. It offers students three degrees at the bachelor's level in biology. It is in town of Silver City, New Mexico. WNMU is one of 28 public post-secondary institutions in New Mexico. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of New Mexico offering programs in biology.

5. New Mexico Highlands University

University Ave
Las Vegas, NM 87701
(505) 425-7511

New Mexico Highlands University is in town of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Highlands University offers two biology programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level biology degree by it and one degree at the master's level in biology. 3,750 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at NMHU, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of New Mexico offering biology.

6. The University of New Mexico

1700 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 277-0111

The University of New Mexico, which is near the center of the city, is in Albuquerque, NM. It offers three biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by UNM, one biology degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level biology degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of New Mexico.

7. Santa Fe Community College

6401 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887
(505) 428-1000

Founded in 1983, Santa Fe Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is just a few miles from Santa Fe, is located in a rural setting. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of New Mexico. This public college offers subjects including english, business administration, and engineering. This community college offers 32 certificates and 35 degrees at the associates level to students. 4,864 students sought degrees from the 52 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This college is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico.

8. Eastern New Mexico University - Main

1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
(575) 562-1011

Eastern New Mexico University-Main offers two biology programs. More specifically, ENMU offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology and one master's level biology degree. It is located in Portales, NM. This public school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of New Mexico offering biology.

9. San Juan College

4601 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87402-4699
(505) 326-3311

Founded in 1956, San Juan College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is only a few miles from Farmington, is in a rural setting. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of New Mexico. It offers subjects such as legal assisting, healthcare, and acting. It offers students 32 certificates and 45 associates level degrees. In 2010, 8,975 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this community college. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 13 community colleges in New Mexico.

10. Northern New Mexico College

921 Paseo de Onate
Espanola, NM 87532
(505) 747-2100

Northern New Mexico College is in Espanola, NM. Northern offers two biology programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in biology by Northern and one bachelor's level degree in biology. This school is a public 4-year institution.