New Mexico Colleges and Universities

Colleges and Universities in New Mexico

Major colleges in New Mexico include the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro; the University of New Mexico, the state's flagship university; and St. John's College, a liberal arts college in Santa Fe. Whether you want to learn more about science, technology and research or are interested in an arts and design education, you'll find options in New Mexico that can enhance your life and help you to become well-prepared for a career.

Enchantment with Energy in New Mexico

New Mexico was recently ranked #10 on a list of the top 10 American cities with the fastest "green job" growth. Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico, is a major center for the development of green technology. Advent Solar, which designs and manufactures photoelectric cells, and Schott AG, a developer of special glass that's important to the solar industry, both have their headquarters in New Mexico. The state is so dedicated to green jobs that it maintains a specialized "green jobs portal" online for business and individuals interested in careers within the industry. The state is slowly emerging from the economic recession. Strong gains have been noted in the energy and manufacturing sectors. The state is becoming nationally recognized, however, as a leader in energy research. Health care, mining and renewable energy are also major industries in New Mexico.

Graduates of colleges in New Mexico could look for jobs in fields that are predicted to be high growing and that require a college education. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean earned wages for some of these fast-growing occupations were:

  1. Cartographers and photogrammetrists: $47,620
  2. Museum technicians and conservators: $33,390
  3. Network systems and data communications analysts: $70,310
  4. Petroleum engineers: $106,400
  5. Physical therapists: $70,240

Seek your college education in New Mexico and you may establish yourself in a career that is fitting for you.

See also: New Mexico Vocational Schools and Career Training

Other Colleges & Universities in New Mexico

Central New Mexico Community College
Albuquerque NM www.cnm.edu
Clovis Community College
Clovis, New Mexico www.clovis.edu
College of Santa Fe
Santa Fe, Albuquerque www.csf.edu
College of the Southwest
Hobbs, Carlsbad, New Mexico www.csw.edu
Eastern New Mexico University
Roswell, NM www.roswell.enmu.edu
Eastern New Mexico University - Portales
Portales, NM www.enmu.edu
Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso
Ruidoso, NM www.ruidoso.enmu.edu
Institute of American Indian Arts
Santa Fe, New Mexico www.iaia.edu
Luna Community College
Las Vegas, New Mexico www.luna.edu
Mesalands Community College
Tucumcari, New Mexico www.mesalands.edu
National American University - Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico www.national.edu
National American University - Rio Rancho
Rio Rancho, New Mexico www.national.edu
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, NM www.nmhu.edu
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, NM www.nmt.edu
New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs, New Mexico www.nmjc.edu
New Mexico Military Institute
Roswell, NM www.nmmi.edu
New Mexico State University - Alamogordo
Alamogordo, NM www.nmsua.edu
New Mexico State University - Carlsbad
Carlsbad, NM artemis.nmsu.edu
New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Community College
Las Cruces, NM dabcc.nmsu.edu
New Mexico State University - Grants
Grants, NM grants.nmsu.edu
New Mexico State University - Las Cruces
Las Cruces, NM (main campus) www.nmsu.edu
Northern New Mexico College
Espanola, New Mexico www.nnmc.edu
San Juan College
Farmington, New Mexico www.sanjuancollege.edu
Santa Fe Community College
Santa Fe, New Mexico www.sfccnm.edu
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Albuquerque, New Mexico www.sipi.edu
St John's College
Annapolis, MD; also Santa Fe, New Mexico www.stjohnscollege.edu
The Art Center Design College
Albuquerque, New Mexico; also Tucson AZ. Fine arts, graphic design, advertising, interior design, web design and more. www.theartcenter.edu
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM (main campus) www.unm.edu
University of New Mexico - Gallup
Gallup, NM www.gallup.unm.edu
University of New Mexico - Los Alamos
Los Alamos, NM www.la.unm.edu
University of New Mexico - Taos
Taos, NM taos.unm.edu
University of New Mexico - Valencia County
Los Lunas, NM www.unm.edu/~unmvc/
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM www.wnmu.edu
Dine College
Shiprock, Crownpoint, also several centers in Arizona
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces
Southwestern College
Santa Fe
University of New Mexico
Wayland Baptist University
Albuguerque, Clovis