New Mexico contains 31 schools that offer medicine and health programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 medicine and health schools in New Mexico, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Fe University of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($27,381/yr), with Navajo Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,488/yr.
Medicine and Health students from New Mexico schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, 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, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 12,340 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $63,550. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $93,350/yr and there are 1,480 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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