New Mexico contains two schools that offer allied health programs. Northern New Mexico College, the highest-ranking allied health school in NM, has a total student population of 2,066 and is the 4938th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 allied health schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus comes out as the most expensive ($6,947/yr), with Northern New Mexico College as the lowest recorded at only $5,623/yr.
Allied Health students from New Mexico schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 1,740 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $61,880. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $93,350/yr and there are 1,480 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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