New Mexico contains 30 schools that offer healthcare programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking healthcare school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 healthcare schools in New Mexico, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Fe University of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($27,381/yr), with Navajo Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,488/yr.
Healthcare students from New Mexico schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 880 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $46,490. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $29,930/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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