Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one investment school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New Mexico Highlands University has a total student population of 3,739. It is the 5059th highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Investment students from Albuquerque schools who go on to become investment managers, investment bankers, finance analysts, financial planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Personal financial advisors make on average $94,180 per year and there are about 149,460 of them employed in the US today.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New Mexico Highlands University ends up costing a student $8,738/yr.