New Mexico contains five schools that offer medicine programs. Mesalands Community College, the highest-ranking medicine school in NM, has a total student population of 991 and is the 5063rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medicine schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mesalands Community College comes out as the most expensive ($12,206/yr), with San Juan College as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Medicine students from New Mexico schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 100 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $185,730. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $197,450/yr and there are 740 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine, 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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