New Jersey contains one school that offers event planning programs. New Jersey Institute of Technology has a total student population of 8,840 and is the 1870th highest ranked school in America.
Event Planning students from New Jersey schools who go on to become event planners, wedding planners, event managers, production planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 38,600 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $157,050. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $53,000/yr and there are 1,440 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from event planning, 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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