New Brunswick, NJ (population: 52,736) has one marine biology school within its city limits. Rutgers University-New Brunswick has a total student population of 37,366. It is the 55th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New Jersey. To learn more about marine biology programs in New Brunswick, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of marine biology professors at Rutgers University such as Morad Abou-Sabe, JP Advis, Kamilah Ali, Stephen Anderson, Tavis Anderson, and S Auerbach.
Marine Biology students from New Brunswick schools who go on to become marine biologists, marine scientists, marine engineers, marine surveyors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Conservation scientists make on average $61,180 per year and there are about 16,810 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area alone, there are 80 employed conservation scientists earning an average salary of $66,340. Biological scientists in this area earn $78,590/yr and there are 150 employed.
New Brunswick lies in Middlesex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area has 981,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $24.21/hr average worker wage, and a $50,350 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.156 out of every 1000 jobs in New Brunswick are held by biological scientists, and 0.077/1000 are held by conservation scientists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rutgers University-New Brunswick ends up costing a student $20,693/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Brunswick|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||4.4 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||9.7 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||16.0 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||17.1 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||20.5 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||23.0 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||25.5 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||29.5 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||30.3 miles|