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Allied Health Professions Schools in New Mexico

929 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a allied health major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 45.0%
  • White: 36.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 14.7%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in New Mexico

There are 7,870 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in New Mexico

Allied Health grads earn an average of $59,500 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 16 colleges in New Mexico that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

348 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,096 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. In their early career, CNM grads earn an average salary of $24,400. 34% of the teachers are full time.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,110 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,900 a year. 80% of students get financical aid.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,256 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $25,100 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time.

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San Juan College

Farmington
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,741 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. A typical student attending SJC will pay a net price of $4,747. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,054 Total Students

In their early career, NMSU Dona Ana grads earn an average salary of $24,800. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 28% of the teachers are full time.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
22,729 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. A typical student attending UNM will pay a net price of $14,329.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
708 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $19,858. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
912 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. 8% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending UNM Los Alamos will pay a net price of $7,529.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,487 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,808. 55% of the teachers are full time.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,296 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,867. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. The full-time teacher rate is 74%.

Allied Health Professions Careers in NM

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $66,530
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 17% $71,180
Health Technologists and Technicians 16% $62,130
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 15% $75,800
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $33,990
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $57,640
Surgical Technologists 6% $42,380

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Allied Health Services 1,174
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 698
Health Sciences & Services 578
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 274
Dental Support Services 248
Mental & Social Health Services 221
Health/Medical Admin Services 189
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 91

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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