New Mexico Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in New Mexico
Total Schools:
21
Undergraduate Programs:
11
Graduate Programs:
2
Average Acceptance Rate:
63%
Average Tuition Cost:
$3,089
Average Loan Amount:
$5,173
Average Scholarship Award:
$1,251
Average Classroom Size:
21 Students

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No matter what part of the trucking industry you want to work in, you can get started at a New Mexico school. There are 14 schools in this state with trucking or diesel technology programs, and they have an average tuition rate of $1,664. Many schools also have scholarship programs for eligible students, leading to an average scholarship award of $1,056 in New Mexico.

San Juan College in Farmington has a variety of scholarship programs for its diesel technology students. If you are an enrolled Navajo Nation member, you can apply for the PNM Navajo Nation Work Force Training Scholarship.

Comparing Truck Driving Schools in New Mexico

There are many factors that affect school choice beyond tuition and financial aid. Program length is a very important factor, since the amount of time you spend in school affects how quickly you can start your career and what kind of education you get. Some schools offer multiple choices. For example, Central New Mexico Community College gives you a choice. You can either complete a one-year certificate in diesel technology or a two-year Associate's degree in diesel technology.

At truck driving schools, program length is typically decided by what type of license you want to earn. At Western Truck School, you can choose from a variety of truck driving training programs. You can complete a Class A training program in four to eight weeks. Class B training programs only take 40 hours, so they can be completed much more quickly.

Work Opportunities for Truckers in New Mexico

You may be curious about what type of salary you can earn as a new trucker or diesel mechanic.

Below is a graph outlining New Mexico trucking and diesel mechanic salaries compared to the nationwide salary average. All data retrieved from (2015).





After you complete your education, you can work in a variety of settings. Look for job openings with trucking companies, repair shops, and dealerships. Some of the largest employers in New Mexico are C.R. England, Groendyke Transport, and Con-way Freight. The overall job outlook is strong here. expects a 19% increase in jobs for truck drivers. They also expect a for diesel mechanics between 2012 and 2022.

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Albuquerque Tech Truck Driver Training
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Santa Teresa,
NM)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
Artesia Training Academy
(Artesia,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs, • Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$1,158 Tuition Cost
$381 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Clovis Comminity College
(Clovis,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Roswell,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,417 Tuition Cost
$551 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Freeway Truck Driving School
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
International School - Sunland Park
(Sunland Park,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Mesalands Community College - Tucumcari
(Tucumcari,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
MTA Dona Community College - Las Cruces
(Las Cruces,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Crownpoint,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$2,400 Tuition Cost
(Hobbs,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,248 Tuition Cost
$2,426 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Alamogordo,
NM)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$2,160 Tuition Cost
$1,389 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Grants,
NM)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,860 Tuition Cost
$1,552 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Rocky Mtn. TDS
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Farmington,
NM)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs, • Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$984 Tuition Cost
$866 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Los Alamos,
NM)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$1,500 Tuition Cost
$546 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$4,826 Tuition Cost
$2,550 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$9,942 Tuition Cost
$996 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Albuquerque,
NM)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs