New Mexico contains six schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 respiratory therapy schools in New Mexico, only 1 has 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 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus as the lowest recorded at only $6,947/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from New Mexico schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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