New Jersey contains two schools that offer audio programs. Montclair State University, the highest-ranking audio school in NJ, has a total student population of 18,171 and is the 247th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 audio schools in New Jersey, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey comes out as the most expensive ($15,056/yr), with Montclair State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,392/yr.
Audio students from New Jersey schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 330 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $56,070. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $57,300/yr and there are 1,680 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from audio, 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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