New Jersey contains eleven schools that offer medical technologist programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 medical technologist schools in New Jersey, only 5 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), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Medical Technologist students from New Jersey schools who go on to become medical technologists, medical informatics specialists, medical technicians, health information technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 3,200 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $43,230. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $61,090/yr and there are 4,880 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, 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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