New Mexico contains four schools that offer instruction programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking instruction school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 instruction schools in New Mexico, only 1 has 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 New Mexico Highlands University as the lowest recorded at only $8,738/yr.
Instruction students from New Mexico schools who go on to become instruction and curriculum coordinators, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 124,480 people working as instructional coordinators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $61,270. Also, Nursing instructors and teachers make on average $65,240 per year and there are about 49,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 410 employed nursing instructors and teachers earning an average yearly salary of $59,810. Instructional coordinators in this state earn $52,450/yr and there are 620 employed.
Also, within the instruction schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from instruction, 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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