Nursing Schools In New Mexico

Nursing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 25 accredited nursing schools in New Mexico. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in nursing training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Pima Medical Institute in Albuquerque on Cutler

    4400 Cutler Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

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  2. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  3. Navajo Technical College

    Lower Point Road, State Road 371, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313-0849

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  4. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  5. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  6. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  7. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  8. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  9. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  10. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

    200 College Rd, Gallup, New Mexico 87301-5697

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  11. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  12. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  13. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

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  14. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  15. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  16. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  17. Santa Fe Community College

    6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-4887

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  18. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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  19. National American University-Albuquerque

    4775 Indian School Road NE, Suite 200, Albuequerque, New Mexico 87110-3976

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  20. Luna Community College

    Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  21. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque

    5100 Masthead N.E., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

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  22. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus

    5700 Pasadena NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113-1570

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  23. National American University-Rio Rancho

    1601 Rio Rancho, Suite 200, Highway 528 & Sara Road, Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124-1903

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  24. Carrington College-Albuquerque

    1001 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107-1642

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  25. Anamarc College in Santa Teresa

    2660 Airport Rd Ste 780, Santa Teresa, New Mexico 88008

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Nursing Employment

New Mexico 26,370
National 5,150,780

Approximately 1% of the country's nursing professionals work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In New Mexico

24,710 24,980 26,450 26,460 26,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nursing professionals is growing in New Mexico. In New Mexico, 1,660 more nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of nursing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$54,222 $54,546 $55,402 $57,758 $47,776
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of nursing professionals is growing, the salaries paid to nursing professionals are decreasing in New Mexico. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $54,222 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,776 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$30,606
25th percentile
$37,268
50th percentile
$44,942
75th percentile
$56,334
90th percentile
$69,154

This represents a decline in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nursing professionals earning 126% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in New Mexico

BSN
$66,090
Forensic Nursing
$51,350
Gerontology
$52,234
Nursing
$47,776
RN to BSN
$66,090

In New Mexico, nursing professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
21
bachelor
8
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
18
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The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited nursing schools in New Mexico is increasing. In 2006 there were 281 nursing graduates from nursing courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 1,505 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 436%. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a associate's degree in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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