New Jersey contains twelve schools that offer distance education programs. The College of New Jersey, the highest-ranking distance education school in NJ, has a total student population of 6,980 and is the 75th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 distance education schools in New Jersey, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Centenary College comes out as the most expensive ($21,034/yr), with Essex County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,641/yr.
Distance Education students from New Jersey schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 1,230 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $79,210. Education teachers in this state earn $61,990/yr and there are 1,870 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from distance education, 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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