New Jersey contains eighteen schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Seton Hall University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in NJ, has a total student population of 9,616 and is the 298th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 respiratory therapy schools in New Jersey, only 4 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 Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from New Jersey schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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