West Orange, NJ (population: 49,330) has three hundred and thirty-three medicine and health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medicine and health program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about medicine and health programs in West Orange, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medicine and health professors at Yale University such as Dr. Daniel Cervonka, David Gortler, and Silvio Inzucchi.
Medicine and Health students from West Orange 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.
West Orange 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 West Orange are held by medical and health services managers, and 19.183/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 333 medicine and health schools with a 100-mile radius of West Orange, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr) for medicine and health students, with Frankford Hospital School of Nursing as the lowest, reported at only $9,578/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from West Orange|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||2.8 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||7.7 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||11.9 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||14.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||15.4 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||16.6 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||18.7 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||18.7 miles|