Brick, NJ (population: 83,343) has seventeen transportation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New York University, the highest ranked school in this group with a transportation program, has a total student population of 43,404. It is the 13th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Transportation students from Brick schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 17 transportation schools with a 100-mile radius of Brick, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for transportation students, with Mercer County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,403/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brick|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||8.9 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||30.4 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||31.5 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||32.9 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||34.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||36.3 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||42.1 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||42.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||43.1 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||45.0 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||47.9 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||48.1 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||48.3 miles|