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Registered Nursing Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 1,440 students earned their Registered Nursing degrees in NM.

In this state, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major out of a total 8 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 716
Associate’s Degree 646
Master’s Degree 74
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 43.9%
  • White: 39.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 11.2%
Registered Nursing Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in New Mexico

There are 16,810 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a registered nursing grad in the state is $64,660, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in New Mexico that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

486 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
24,319 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,289 Total Students

The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at NMSU Main Campus. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
3,037 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,072. It takes the average student 4.69 years to graduate. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
351 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,200 a year. An average student at Carrington College, Albuquerque will pay a net price of $25,747. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. 67% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,107 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. A typical student attending Clovis Community College will pay a net price of $5,855.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,207 Total Students

A typical student attending SFCC will pay a net price of $9,231. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $24,900 after graduation.

#9

San Juan College

Farmington
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,747.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,247 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending New Mexico Junior College will pay a net price of $7,079.

Registered Nursing Careers in NM

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 20% $62,500
Registered Nurses 13% $71,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Nursing Practice 23
Nursing Science 12
Family Practice Nursing 3
Mental Health Nursing 2

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