New Jersey contains thirteen schools that offer general education programs. The College of New Jersey, the highest-ranking general education school in NJ, has a total student population of 6,980 and is the 75th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 general education schools in New Jersey, only 3 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 Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
General Education students from New Jersey schools who go on to become general education instructors, teachers, professors, principals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 68,430 people working as adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,390. Also, Education administrators, elementary and secondary school make on average $87,390 per year and there are about 219,280 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 8,600 employed education administrators, elementary and secondary school earning an average yearly salary of $107,090. Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors in this state earn $60,200/yr and there are 2,140 employed.
Also, within the general education schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from general 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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