New Mexico contains four schools that offer pharmacy programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking pharmacy school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 pharmacy schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookline College comes out as the most expensive ($15,598/yr), with Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus as the lowest recorded at only $6,947/yr.
Pharmacy students from New Mexico schools who go on to become pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy professionals, pharmacist in charges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 267,860 people working as pharmacists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $106,630. Also, Pharmacy aides make on average $22,330 per year and there are about 52,230 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 460 employed pharmacy aides earning an average yearly salary of $24,800. Pharmacists in this state earn $102,150/yr and there are 1,540 employed.
Also, within the pharmacy schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pharmacy, 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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