Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one medical science school within its city limits. Central New Mexico Community College has a total student population of 27,999. It is the 5420th highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus). To learn more about medical science programs in Albuquerque, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Central New Mexico Community College such as Heather Aydelott, Philip Carman, Viktor Chupryna, Carlton Donaghe, Jeanne Lubbering, and Beverly Miller.
Medical Science students from Albuquerque schools who go on to become medical scientists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 101,760 people working as medical scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,760. Also, Life scientists make on average $72,590 per year and there are about 12,320 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, Central New Mexico Community College ends up costing a student $10,387/yr.