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Cosmetology Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 881 students earned their Cosmetology degrees in NM.

In terms of popularity, Cosmetology is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 43 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 49.4%
  • White: 23.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 15.3%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in New Mexico

In this state, there are 3,400 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a cosmetology grad in the state is $37,130, compared to a typical salary of $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 14 colleges in New Mexico that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

383 Degrees in Major Awarded
745 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $16,615.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
71 Total Students

73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $15,151.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,902 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 84% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
162 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.70%.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
156 Total Students

42% of students get financical aid. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $9,860.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
73 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $11,981. 96% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,096 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 34%. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,327 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
32 Total Students

An average student at The Avenue Academy will pay a net price of $13,030. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

San Juan College

Farmington
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,741 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. In their early career, SJC grads earn an average salary of $23,400. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

Cosmetology Careers in NM

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 12% $35,770
Skincare Specialists 11% $32,060
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 6% $20,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Culinary Arts 187

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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