New Mexico contains 26 schools that offer small business programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking small business school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 small business schools in New Mexico, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Fe University of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($27,381/yr), with Luna Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,629/yr.
Small Business students from New Mexico schools who go on to become small business owners, businessmen, businesswomen, small business managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Business operations specialists make on average $65,960 per year and there are about 1,036,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 3,740 employed business operations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $67,130. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $61,670/yr and there are 26,910 employed.
Also, within the small business schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from small business, 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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