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Nursing Practice Schools in New Mexico

In 2021-2022, 29 students earned their Nursing Practice degrees in NM.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in New Mexico

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 29
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 29
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 29

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 41.4%
  • White: 37.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.8%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in New Mexico

In this state, there are 19,350 people employed in jobs related to a nursing practice degree, compared to 3,504,280 nationwide.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in New Mexico

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $109,810 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in New Mexico that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
13,904 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The average student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree at NMSU Main Campus.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
22,139 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at UNM. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,861 after earning their degree at this institution.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
3,013 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,023. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%.

Nursing Practice Careers in NM

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 31% $109,970
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $102,100
Registered Nurses 13% $71,310

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing practice.

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Registered Nursing 1,352
Nursing Science 6

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