New Jersey contains 23 schools that offer educational counseling programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking educational counseling school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 educational counseling schools in New Jersey, only 7 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 Mercer County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,403/yr.
Educational Counseling students from New Jersey schools who go on to become educational counselors, career counselors, higher education specialists, school counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 3,090 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $45,750. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $92,380/yr and there are 3,450 employed.
Also, within the educational counseling schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from educational counseling, 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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