New Mexico contains ten schools that offer LVN programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking LVN school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 LVN schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($22,907/yr), with Luna Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,629/yr.
LVN students from New Mexico schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 7,630 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $22,970. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $49,760/yr and there are 4,840 employed.
Also, within the LVN schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from LVN, 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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