Education in New Mexico
In the state of New Mexico, there are 342 high schools with 277 being public and the remaining 65 being private. The student to teacher ratio in New Mexico is ranked 25th in the United States and it ranks 36th in total number of schools. The graduation rate in New Mexico is 70 percent and the dropout rate is 6.4 percent. Both figures are at the lower end of national scales.
Advanced Degrees in New Mexico
New Mexico has an array of versatile universities and colleges that includes such institutions as Eastern New Mexico University, the University of New Mexico, Carrington College and St. John’s College. Approximately 25 percent of New Mexico residents have some sort of college degree and the more popular courses of study in New Mexico are:
– Fine Arts and Design
– Native American Studies