New Mexico contains five schools that offer computer programming programs. University of Phoenix-New Mexico Campus, the highest-ranking computer programming school in NM, has a total student population of 5,120 and is the 4832nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 computer programming schools in New Mexico, none have 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 Luna Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,629/yr.
Computer Programming students from New Mexico schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 1,350 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $85,760. Computer programmers in this state earn $90,470/yr and there are 1,240 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer programming, 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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