New Mexico contains two schools that offer psychiatry programs. University of the Southwest, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in NM, has a total student population of 528 and is the 803rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 psychiatry 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 University of the Southwest as the lowest recorded at only $15,047/yr.
Psychiatry students from New Mexico schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 100 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $28,890. Psychiatrists in this state earn $174,750/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, 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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