New Mexico contains two schools that offer nutrition programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking nutrition school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nutrition schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Fe Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,016/yr), with New Mexico State University-Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $9,500/yr.
Nutrition students from New Mexico schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 900 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $41,020. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $56,230/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nutrition, 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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