Portales has a total population of 11,131 and a student population of 4,679. Of these students, 4,679 are enrolled in schools that offer liberal arts programs.
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus is the largest liberal arts school in Portales, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Liberal Arts program at Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a liberal arts degree from one of Portales's liberal arts schools. If you decide to attend one of Portales's liberal arts schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,976 per year in instate tuition and $19,526 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for liberal arts related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,374 per year, on average, for room and board at Portales-based liberal arts schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,602.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a liberal arts professional in Portales is $59,020 per year, which is higher than the average for liberal arts professionals state-wide.