New Jersey contains 35 schools that offer computer forensics programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 computer forensics schools in New Jersey, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus comes out as the most expensive ($28,890/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Computer Forensics students from New Jersey schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 9,560 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $72,970. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $89,270/yr and there are 25,810 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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