Jersey City, NJ (population: 242,594) has seven adult education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest ranked school in this group with an adult education program, has a total student population of 37,366. It is the 55th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New Jersey. To learn more about adult education programs in Jersey City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at Rutgers University such as T Abu El-Haj, Sharon Aptaker, Bastardo, Sara Bauer, Patricia Beckford, and Marilyn Birnbaum.
Adult Education students from Jersey City schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 4,010 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $112,880. Education teachers in this area earn $77,350/yr and there are 1,350 employed.
Jersey City lies in Hudson county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.267 out of every 1000 jobs in Jersey City are held by education teachers, and 0.792/1000 are held by education administrators.
Of the 7 adult education schools with a 100-mile radius of Jersey City, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fordham University comes out as the most expensive ($31,916/yr) for adult education students, with Cheyney University of Pennsylvania as the lowest, reported at only $9,099/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jersey City|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||5.8 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||5.9 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||6.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||6.9 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||9.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||9.9 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||10.4 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||10.9 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||11.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||14.3 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||14.8 miles|