New Jersey contains seven schools that offer sports programs. Rowan University, the highest-ranking sports school in NJ, has a total student population of 11,006 and is the 226th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 sports schools in New Jersey, only 5 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.
Sports students from New Jersey schools who go on to become professional athletes, athletes, coaches, sports professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,620 people working as athletes and sports competitors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,950. Also, Umpires, referees, and other sports officials make on average $28,490 per year and there are about 14,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 80 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $34,180. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from sports, 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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