Las Cruces, NM (population: 95,663) has three higher education schools within its city limits. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 18,526. It is the 396th highest ranked school in the USA and a reputable institution in the state of New Mexico. Las Cruces lies in Dona Ana county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. The Las Cruces, NM area has 65,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $18.00/hr average worker wage, and a $37,450 average annual salary.
Of the 3 schools in Las Cruces, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Massage Therapy Training Institute Inc comes out as the most expensive ($12,720/yr), with New Mexico State University-Dona Ana as the lowest recorded at only $5,430/yr.Popular Bars in Las Cruces: