New Mexico contains two schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking physical therapy assistant school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 physical therapy assistant 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 San Juan College as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Physical Therapy Assistant students from New Mexico schools who go on to become physical therapy assistants, exercise physiologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 270 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $26,260. Physical therapists in this state earn $67,210/yr and there are 850 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy assistant schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from physical therapy assistant, 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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