New Mexico contains five schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Navajo Technical College, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in NM, has a total student population of 751 and is the 1715th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 veterinary technician schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($11,907/yr), with Navajo Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,488/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from New Mexico schools who go on to become veterinary technicians, veterinarians, veterinarian assistants, veterinary scientistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,200 people working as veterinary technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,580. Also, Veterinarians make on average $90,110 per year and there are about 54,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 330 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $65,110. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $31,340/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, 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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