New Jersey contains eight schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 exercise physiology schools in New Jersey, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rutgers University-New Brunswick comes out as the most expensive ($20,693/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from New Jersey schools who go on to become exercise physiologists, training specialists, athletic trainers, athletes, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical scientists make on average $94,880 per year and there are about 25,310 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 920 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $87,720. Physical therapists in this state earn $83,780/yr and there are 6,080 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, 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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