New Jersey contains twelve schools that offer reading specialist programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking reading specialist school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 reading specialist schools in New Jersey, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rider University comes out as the most expensive ($25,960/yr), with New Jersey City University as the lowest recorded at only $6,871/yr.
Reading Specialist students from New Jersey schools who go on to become reading specialists, teachers, professors, reading teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,490 people working as english language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,860. Also, Teachers and instructors make on average $41,110 per year and there are about 599,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 26,110 employed teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $34,280. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $76,680/yr and there are 2,050 employed.
Also, within the reading specialist schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from reading specialist, 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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