New Mexico contains two schools that offer public health programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking public health school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public health schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New Mexico State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($9,500/yr), with University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus as the lowest recorded at only $5,804/yr.
Public Health students from New Mexico schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 840 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $59,790. Health educators in this state earn $41,020/yr and there are 900 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from public health, 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.
New Mexico Interesting Facts