New Jersey contains 38 schools that offer information technology programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking information technology school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 38 information technology schools in New Jersey, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus comes out as the most expensive ($28,890/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Information Technology students from New Jersey schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 1,120 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $106,310. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $38,000/yr and there are 6,680 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from information technology, 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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