New Jersey contains four schools that offer paramedic programs. Camden County College, the highest-ranking paramedic school in NJ, has a total student population of 15,670 and is the 5406th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 paramedic schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union County College comes out as the most expensive ($6,958/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Paramedic students from New Jersey schools who go on to become paramedics, EMTs, emergency medical service workers, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Ambulance drivers and attendants make on average $23,140 per year and there are about 19,570 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 1,340 employed ambulance drivers and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $24,100. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $34,950/yr and there are 7,470 employed.
Also, within the paramedic schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from paramedic, 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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