New Mexico contains three schools that offer civil engineering programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 civil engineering schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New Mexico State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($9,500/yr), with New Mexico State University-Dona Ana as the lowest recorded at only $5,430/yr.
Civil Engineering students from New Mexico schools who go on to become civil engineers, civil engineering technicians, civil engineering designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 259,320 people working as civil engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $81,180. Also, Civil engineering technicians make on average $47,420 per year and there are about 82,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 720 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $42,380. Civil engineers in this state earn $83,230/yr and there are 1,730 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, 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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