Camden, NJ (population: 79,551) has two health schools within its city limits. Rutgers University-Camden, the highest ranked school in the city with a health program, has a total student population of 5,781. It is the 299th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Health students from Camden schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. 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 Camden Metropolitan area alone, there are 530 employed mental health counselors earning an average salary of $43,290. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this area earn $68,420/yr and there are 40 employed.
Camden lies in Camden county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Camden Metropolitan area has 510,990 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $22.09/hr average worker wage, and a $45,950 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.070 out of every 1000 jobs in Camden are held by healthcare practitioners and technical workers, and 1.028/1000 are held by mental health counselors.
Of the 2 health schools in Camden, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rutgers University-Camden comes out as the most expensive ($10,935/yr) for health students, with Rutgers University-Camden as the lowest, reported at only $10,935/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Camden|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||6.5 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||11.6 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||14.1 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||15.8 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||20.7 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||30.9 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||35.9 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||39.4 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||43.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.4 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||49.8 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||49.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||50.1 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||51.0 miles|