New Mexico contains six schools that offer finance programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking finance school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 finance 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.
Finance students from New Mexico schools who go on to become financial managers, finance analysts, financial planners, corporate finance consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,180 people working as financial managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $113,730. Also, Budget analysts make on average $69,240 per year and there are about 60,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 670 employed budget analysts earning an average yearly salary of $66,110. Financial managers in this state earn $87,440/yr and there are 2,560 employed.
Also, within the finance schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from finance, 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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