New Mexico contains one school that offers gerontology programs. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana has a total student population of 9,021 and is the 5678th highest ranked school in America.
Gerontology students from New Mexico schools who go on to become gerontologists, physicians, clinical dietitians, medical staff physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,308,380 people working as life, physical, and social science employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,660. Also, Rehabilitation counselors make on average $34,710 per year and there are about 112,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 310 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $32,750. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $72,190/yr and there are 12,790 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from gerontology, 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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