New Mexico contains six schools that offer transportation programs. Navajo Technical College, the highest-ranking transportation school in NM, has a total student population of 751 and is the 1715th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 transportation schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mesalands Community College comes out as the most expensive ($12,206/yr), with Navajo Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,488/yr.
Transportation students from New Mexico schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 970 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $36,350. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $73,690/yr and there are 400 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from transportation, 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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