Newark, NJ (population: 279,278) has five medicine and health schools within its city limits. Rutgers University-Newark, the highest ranked school in the city with a medicine and health program, has a total student population of 11,501. It is the 248th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick). To learn more about medicine and health programs in Newark, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medicine and health professors at Rutgers University such as Imran Salha.
Medicine and Health students from Newark 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 Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area alone, there are 18,700 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $77,970. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $108,120/yr and there are 2,140 employed.
Newark lies in Essex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area has 974,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $25.36/hr average worker wage, and a $52,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.191 out of every 1000 jobs in Newark are held by medical and health services managers, and 19.183/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 5 medicine and health schools in Newark, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New Community Workforce Development Center comes out as the most expensive ($18,864/yr) for medicine and health students, with Essex County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,641/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Newark|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||5.2 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||5.8 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||6.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||8.8 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||9.5 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||10.5 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||11.7 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||11.8 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||12.5 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||14.8 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||15.1 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||16.1 miles|