New Jersey contains 85 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 85 medicine and health schools in New Jersey, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($40,716/yr), with New Jersey City University as the lowest recorded at only $6,871/yr.
Medicine and Health students from New Jersey schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 74,730 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $74,990. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $106,100/yr and there are 7,730 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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