New Mexico contains six schools that offer banking programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking banking school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 banking schools in New Mexico, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central New Mexico Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,387/yr), with Western New Mexico University as the lowest recorded at only $8,659/yr.
Banking students from New Mexico schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 26,910 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $61,670. Financial specialists in this state earn $58,220/yr and there are 710 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from banking, 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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