New Mexico contains seven schools that offer medical informatics programs. University of Denver, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in NM, has a total student population of 11,644 and is the 148th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medical informatics schools in New Mexico, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr), with The University of Texas at El Paso as the lowest recorded at only $5,224/yr.
Medical Informatics students from New Mexico schools who go on to become medical informatics specialists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880.
Also, within the medical informatics schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, 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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