New Mexico contains one school that offers sports medicine programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Sports Medicine students from New Mexico schools who go on to become sports medicine practitioners, sports trainers, sports doctors, sports physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Physical therapists make on average $76,220 per year and there are about 174,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 850 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $67,210. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $197,450/yr and there are 740 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, 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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