Piscataway, NJ has two health schools within its city limits. Cortiva Institute-Somerset School of Massage Therapy, the highest ranked school in the city with a health program, has a total student population of 223. It is the 1002nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Health students from Piscataway 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.
Of the 2 health schools in Piscataway, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cortiva Institute-Somerset School of Massage Therapy comes out as the most expensive ($16,824/yr) for health students, with StenoTech Career Institute as the lowest, reported at only $14,240/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Piscataway|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||4.6 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||8.9 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||10.5 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||16.7 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||17.1 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||19.5 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||19.6 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||23.8 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||27.1 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||28.0 miles|