New Mexico contains nine schools that offer private investigator programs. New Mexico Junior College, the highest-ranking private investigator school in NM, has a total student population of 2,313 and is the 4762nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 private investigator schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-New Mexico Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,023/yr), with Luna Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,629/yr.
Private Investigator students from New Mexico schools who go on to become private investigators, crime scene investigators, investigators, personal investigators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,250 people working as private detectives and investigators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,130. Also, Detectives and criminal investigators make on average $65,860 per year and there are about 110,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 1,860 employed detectives and criminal investigators earning an average yearly salary of $54,650. Private detectives and investigators in this state earn $64,730/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the private investigator schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from private investigator, 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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