New Jersey contains eight schools that offer athletic training programs. Rowan University, the highest-ranking athletic training school in NJ, has a total student population of 11,006 and is the 226th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 athletic training schools in New Jersey, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seton Hall University comes out as the most expensive ($25,082/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Athletic Training students from New Jersey schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 3,740 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $40,210. Athletic trainers in this state earn $52,000/yr and there are 630 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from athletic training, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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