New Mexico contains five schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 pediatric nursing 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 University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus as the lowest recorded at only $5,804/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from New Mexico schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. 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. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $170,130/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, 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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