New Jersey contains 28 schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in NJ, has a total student population of 8,804 and is the 595th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 x-ray technician schools in New Jersey, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($50,832/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from New Jersey schools who go on to become X-ray technicians, sonography specialists, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Jersey alone, there are 74,730 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $74,990. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $68,590/yr and there are 1,960 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from x-ray 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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