New Jersey contains four schools that offer public health programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking public health school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 public health schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rutgers University-New Brunswick comes out as the most expensive ($20,693/yr), with Rutgers University-Newark as the lowest recorded at only $13,604/yr.
Public Health students from New Jersey schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 1,490 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $73,840. Health educators in this state earn $53,720/yr and there are 920 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from public 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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