New Mexico Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in dozens of different industries. Technical careers opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, accounting, office, and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several New Mexico technical schools fit the bill.

New Mexico technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. New Mexico’s best technical schools include New Mexico Tech (est. 1889), Central New Mexico Community College (est. 1965), and Apollo College-Albuquerque (est. 1976). Overall, the state of New Mexico has 28 public and 14 private institutions with nearly 225,000 students enrolled. Thousands of students attend technical schools across the U.S. with more than 2,000 students enrolled in New Mexico’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for New Mexico Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at public New Mexico technical schools is $4,143 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private New Mexico technical schools is $15,666 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online New Mexico technical schools start at around $150-$200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $250-$300 per credit hour. You will be required to pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board cost for public New Mexico colleges is $6,468 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus New Mexico Technical Schools and Enrollment

New Mexico Tech (avg. enrollment, 1,710 students)
Central New Mexico Community College, (avg. enrollment, 22,759 students)
Apollo College-Albuquerque, (avg. enrollment, 1,000+ students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in New Mexico

Apollo College-Albuquerque
New Mexico Tech
DeVry University-Las Cruses, NM
ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque, NM

Accredited New Mexico Technical Schools

New Mexico Tech
Central New Mexico Community College
Apollo College-Albuquerque

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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