Purchase, NY has twelve 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 Purchase 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 12 transportation schools with a 100-mile radius of Purchase, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baran Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($35,160/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 Purchase|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||2.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||9.0 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||10.9 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||21.5 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||21.6 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||22.1 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||23.1 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||23.3 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||23.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||23.9 miles|