New Mexico contains one school that offers nursing education programs. Pima Medical Institute has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Nursing Education students from New Mexico schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. 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. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $59,810/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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