New Jersey contains eleven schools that offer clinical research programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking clinical research school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 clinical research schools in New Jersey, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham comes out as the most expensive ($26,891/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Clinical Research students from New Jersey schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 2,090 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $45,750. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $43,230/yr and there are 3,200 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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