New Jersey contains 21 schools that offer court reporting programs. Montclair State University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in NJ, has a total student population of 18,171 and is the 247th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 court reporting schools in New Jersey, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Berkeley College comes out as the most expensive ($16,709/yr), with StenoTech Career Institute as the lowest recorded at only $3,040/yr.
Court Reporting students from New Jersey schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 2,540 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $39,500. Court reporters in this state earn $55,950/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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