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Nursing at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana stacks up to those at other schools.

NMSU Dona Ana is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and has a total student population of 8,054.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

NMSU Dona Ana Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

NMSU Dona Ana Nursing Rankings

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Nursing Student Demographics at NMSU Dona Ana

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

NMSU Dona Ana Nursing Associate’s Program

70% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 30% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 70% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in nursing only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at NMSU Dona Ana may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 16% more women than average.

NMSU Dona Ana Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

NMSU Dona Ana does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in nursing graduates 30% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Mexico State University - Dona Ana with a associate's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NM, the home state for New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Registered Nurses 16,730 $71,730
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,640 $122,650
Nurse Practitioners 980 $109,810
Nurse Midwives 110 $97,930
Nursing Instructors and Professors 80 $64,660


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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