Alamogordo has a general population of 35,582 and an overall student population of 4,728. Approximately 3,641 of Alamogordo's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is the largest nursing school in Alamogordo, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Nursing program at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Alamogordo in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Alamogordo was $1,286 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,032 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Alamogordo.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Alamogordo, your job prospects are good. There were 13,160 nurses working in New Mexico and 1,500 working in the greater Alamogordo area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Alamogordo will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Alamogordo is $54,610 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.