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

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            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
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            New Mexico State University
            Las Cruces
            Southwestern College
            Santa Fe
            University of New Mexico
            Wayland Baptist University
            Albuguerque, Clovis