New Jersey contains 80 schools that offer healthcare programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking healthcare school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 80 healthcare schools in New Jersey, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($50,832/yr), with New Jersey City University as the lowest recorded at only $6,871/yr.
Healthcare students from New Jersey schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, 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 New Jersey alone, there are 3,090 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $45,750. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $67,560/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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