New Mexico contains two schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nurse practitioner schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($11,907/yr), with New Mexico State University-Carlsbad as the lowest recorded at only $6,782/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from New Mexico schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, 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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