New Jersey contains two schools that offer psychiatry programs. Seton Hall University, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in NJ, has a total student population of 9,616 and is the 298th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 psychiatry schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seton Hall University comes out as the most expensive ($25,082/yr), with Monmouth University as the lowest recorded at only $23,513/yr.
Psychiatry students from New Jersey schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 2,780 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $33,810. Psychiatrists in this state earn $197,740/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, 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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