New Mexico contains six schools that offer day care programs. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking day care school in NM, has a total student population of 4,679 and is the 3630th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 day care schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mesalands Community College comes out as the most expensive ($12,206/yr), with San Juan College as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Day Care students from New Mexico schools who go on to become child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, day care professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 2,290 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $35,780. Child care workers in this state earn $18,960/yr and there are 3,650 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from day care, 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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