New Jersey contains three schools that offer veterinary technician programs. County College of Morris, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in NJ, has a total student population of 8,798 and is the 5105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 veterinary technician schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bergen Community College comes out as the most expensive ($4,688/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from New Jersey schools who go on to become veterinary technicians, veterinarians, veterinarian assistants, veterinary scientistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,200 people working as veterinary technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,580. Also, Veterinarians make on average $90,110 per year and there are about 54,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 1,350 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $117,170. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $33,500/yr and there are 2,340 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, 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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