New Mexico contains two schools that offer medical office programs. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus, the highest-ranking medical office school in NM, has a total student population of 4,347 and is the 5113th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical office schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus comes out as the most expensive ($6,947/yr), with New Mexico State University-Alamogordo as the lowest recorded at only $6,498/yr.
Medical Office students from New Mexico schools who go on to become medical office administrators, office administrators, medical billing specialists, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 890 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $37,400. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $93,350/yr and there are 1,480 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical office, 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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