New Jersey contains eight schools that offer sports medicine programs. Rowan University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in NJ, has a total student population of 11,006 and is the 226th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 sports medicine schools in New Jersey, only 3 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 Rutgers University-Camden as the lowest recorded at only $10,935/yr.
Sports Medicine students from New Jersey schools who go on to become sports medicine practitioners, sports trainers, sports doctors, sports physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Physical therapists make on average $76,220 per year and there are about 174,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 6,080 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $83,780. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $167,280/yr and there are 9,980 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, 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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