Jamaica, NY has thirteen marine biology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest ranked school in this group with a marine biology program, 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 Jamaica, 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 Jamaica 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.
Of the 13 marine biology schools with a 100-mile radius of Jamaica, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham comes out as the most expensive ($26,891/yr) for marine biology students, with Ulster County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,664/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jamaica|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||2.4 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||3.5 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||5.7 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||7.2 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||7.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||8.2 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||8.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||10.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||13.4 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||13.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||14.4 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||15.0 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||20.0 miles|