New Mexico contains fifteen schools that offer computer forensics programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 computer forensics schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-New Mexico Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,023/yr), with Navajo Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,488/yr.
Computer Forensics students from New Mexico schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 920 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $75,830. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $75,020/yr and there are 1,520 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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