Alamogordo, NM has two higher education schools within its city limits. Olympian University of Cosmetology, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 1,087. It is the 3492nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus). Alamogordo lies in Otero county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. The Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area area has 124,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.53/hr average worker wage, and a $34,370 average annual salary.
Of the 2 schools in Alamogordo, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Olympian University of Cosmetology comes out as the most expensive ($24,780/yr), with New Mexico State University-Alamogordo as the lowest recorded at only $6,498/yr.Popular Bars in Alamogordo: