BSN in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in New Mexico


Each year, roughly 2.3% of New Mexico students graduate with degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 1,125 nurses graduate from New Mexico's 24 BSN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico with a BSN program is New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which is located in Las Cruces. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. In 2010, 180 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' BSN program. New Mexico State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,400 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a BSN program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, 233 students graduated from University of New Mexico-Main Campus BSN program. Tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

Navajo Technical College, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a BSN program. It is located in Crownpoint. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Navajo Technical College BSN program. Tuition at Navajo Technical College was $1,620 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's BSN schools ranges from $19,344 per year to $814 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,209 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico BSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $19,344 per year
  2. National American University-Albuquerque - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $12,403 per year
  3. National American University-Rio Rancho - located in Rio Rancho, students are charged $12,403 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New Mexico BSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Luna Community College - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $814 per year
  2. Clovis Community College - located in Clovis, students are charged $944 per year
  3. San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year

A BSN degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The largest populations of New Mexico nurse are working in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 7,450 nurses
  2. Dona Ana County - 1,630 nurses
  3. Chaves County - 1,500 nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 16,300 nurses will be working in New Mexico state. This would require the number of nurses to grow by 23%.

Salary

On average, nurses earn a salary of $66,090 per year in New Mexico state. In 2010, however, some New Mexico nurse earned as little as less than $38,960 per year or as much as more than $99,430 per year. On average nurse earn the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - $69,670 per year
  2. Catron County - $65,520 per year
  3. San Juan County - $65,150 per year

On average, nurses earn the least in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Chaves County - $58,140 per year
  2. Dona Ana County - $59,750 per year
  3. Cibola County - $64,010 per year

The nurses with highest average salaries in New Mexico were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $66,090 per year

On average, the lowest paid nurses in New Mexico were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $66,090 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as LPN or RN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in New Mexico

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses 13,780 $66,090 23.4%
 

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