Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one RN to BSN school within its city limits. Pima Medical Institute has a total student population of 1,003. It is the 2978th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
RN to BSN students from Albuquerque schools who go on to become registered nurses, nurses, RNs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute ends up costing a student $11,907/yr.