New Mexico contains four schools that offer sonography programs. Northern New Mexico College, the highest-ranking sonography school in NM, has a total student population of 2,066 and is the 4938th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 sonography schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central New Mexico Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,387/yr), with New Mexico State University-Dona Ana as the lowest recorded at only $5,430/yr.
Sonography students from New Mexico schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 150 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $170,130. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $64,170/yr and there are 480 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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