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Allied Health Professions Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 929 students earned their Allied Health degrees in NM.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Allied Health Professions Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $59,500, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. In their early career, CNM grads earn an average salary of $24,400. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,110 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,256 Total Students

In their early career, ENMU - Roswell Campus grads earn an average salary of $25,100. This public school has an average net price of $5,029. 37% of the teachers are full time.

#4

San Juan College

Farmington
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,741 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year. A typical student attending SJC will pay a net price of $4,747. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,054 Total Students

A typical student attending NMSU Dona Ana will pay a net price of $5,313. In their early career, NMSU Dona Ana grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
708 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $19,858.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
912 Total Students

A typical student attending UNM Los Alamos will pay a net price of $7,529. 8% of the teachers are full time. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,487 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. In their early career, UNM Gallup grads earn an average salary of $28,100. This public school has an average net price of $6,808.

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 74% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at NMSU Main Campus.

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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