Ocean, NJ has one hundred and thirty-seven information technology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in this group with an information technology program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York.
Information Technology students from Ocean 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.
Of the 137 information technology schools with a 100-mile radius of Ocean, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr) for information technology students, with Farmingdale State College as the lowest, reported at only $7,028/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ocean|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||7.7 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||28.2 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||30.8 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||32.6 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||36.8 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||37.0 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||38.4 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||41.7 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||41.8 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||43.6 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||44.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||52.5 miles|