New Jersey contains three schools that offer wedding planning programs. Raritan Valley Community College, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in NJ, has a total student population of 7,888 and is the 5243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 wedding planning schools in New Jersey, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Middlesex County College comes out as the most expensive ($3,965/yr), with Mercer County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,403/yr.
Wedding Planning students from New Jersey schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 3,090 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $35,570. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $53,000/yr and there are 1,440 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, 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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