New Jersey contains 43 schools that offer tax accounting programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking tax accounting school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 43 tax accounting schools in New Jersey, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham comes out as the most expensive ($26,891/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Tax Accounting students from New Jersey schools who go on to become tax accountants, accountants, forensic accountants, tax preparers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,106,980 people working as accountants and auditors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Also, Tax preparers make on average $36,060 per year and there are about 61,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 1,260 employed tax preparers earning an average yearly salary of $48,450. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $79,330/yr and there are 36,510 employed.
Also, within the tax accounting schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from tax accounting, 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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