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Studies have shown that New Mexico college graduates have a much larger earning potential than non-graduates. Attending a college or university in New Mexico and earning a degree is an investment in your future, and you need to think about a college education in those terms to justify the expense for a degree.

Colleges and Universitiesin New Mexico

New Mexico government and higher/secondary education system has a stake in either helping offset the cost of a college education, or helping students prepare for the rigors of study for a college degree. A good measure of how much New Mexico government is helping subsidize a higher education is the percentage income it takes a family to send one of its members to school. The lower the percentage, the more New Mexico is helping its citizens pay for higher education. The percentage of young and working adults who go to school in New Mexico is also a good measure of how well New Mexico education systems are preparing its citizens for a higher education degrees.

In New Mexico, an average of 23% of a family's income is spent sending one of its members to school, which means that New Mexico ranks #26 among the rest of the states in affordability. In terms of higher education, ie. college participation, 30% of New Mexico's young adults and 6.00% of New Mexico's working population, ranking #40 and #1 among the other states, respectively, enroll in higher education.*

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