Nutrition in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in New Mexico


Around 0.1% of New Mexico's graduates graduate from nutrition degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 65 nutritionists graduate from New Mexico's 4 nutrition schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico with a nutrition program is New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which is located in Las Cruces. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. In 2010, 20 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' nutrition program. Students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus paid $5,400 per year in tuition fees.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is located in Albuquerque, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 29 students graduated from University of New Mexico-Main Campus nutrition program. The tuition rate at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico with a nutrition program is Central New Mexico Community College, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. 11 students graduated with degree in nutrition from Central New Mexico Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Central New Mexico Community College was $1,812 per year.

Cost

Nutrition schools in New Mexico, charge students an average tuition of $3,486 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,506 per year, or as little as $1,224 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico nutrition schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year
  3. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year

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

  1. Santa Fe Community College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $1,224 per year
  2. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year

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

The highest percentage of nutrition graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as a nutritionist. If you decide to work as a nutritionist in New Mexico, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 190 New Mexico nutritionists as of 2010. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of nutritionists are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 110 nutritionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nutritionists in New Mexico will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 270 nutritionists working in New Mexico.

Salary

A nutritionist in New Mexico earns $56,120 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. nutritionists in New Mexico had varying salaries from $40,000 to $72,720 per year in 2010. On average a nutritionist earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - $56,710 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Nutrition in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,162 miles from location Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 11.3262 n/a 27,999
7,163 miles from location University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque NM 31.7802 54% 27,241
7,200 miles from location New Mexico State University-Main Campus Las Cruces NM 60.5764 45% 18,526
7,121 miles from location Santa Fe Community College Santa Fe NM 9.04201 n/a 4,630
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Mexico

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 190 $56,120 -44.1%
2
Dietetic Technicians + 70 $27,200 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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