New Jersey contains seven schools that offer medical assistant programs. Omega Institute, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in NJ, has a total student population of 89 and is the 797th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medical assistant schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Healthcare Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,856/yr), with Drake College of Business as the lowest recorded at only $8,069/yr.
Medical Assistant students from New Jersey schools who go on to become medical assistants, nurses, dental assistants, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,970 people working as medical assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,450. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 15,530 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $50,350. Medical assistants in this state earn $32,760/yr and there are 12,450 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, 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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