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So you're from Clifton, NJ?

Fortunately for you, Clifton, NJ offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Clifton College and University Demographics

Clifton's 4 colleges and universities offer a total of 24 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from network and system administration/administrator to legal administrative assistant/secretary to massage therapy/therapeutic massage.

Dover Business College is the top-ranked school in Clifton. It was ranked 65th in the nation in 2010. Dover Business College has a student population of approximately 624. Approximately 32% of students studying at Dover Business College choose to study Allied Health, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Clifton schools is $4,541 per year. Dover Business College charges students $18,165 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Clifton. Dover Business College has the lowest tuition rate at $18,165 per year.

Financial Aid

Clifton college students received $0 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $0 of the total. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $0, which was given by Fox Institute of Business-Clifton.

Clifton Student Demographics

Approximately 0% of New Jersey students were enrolled in Clifton colleges in 2010. That is 1,363 students. Dover Business College, with 624 students, had the highest number of students in Clifton, while Keyskills Learning, with only 62 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Clifton schools, 75 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Clifton schools, 67 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Keyskills Learning has a graduation rate of 79%, while Fox Institute of Business-Clifton has a graduation rate of 56%.

Diversity

Of the 1,363 students attending Clifton schools, 82% are female. 60% of Clifton college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Clifton college students, 78 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Fox Institute of Business-Clifton, with 83% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Clifton.

Clifton Faculty Demographics

Clifton schools had 224 faculty members in 2010. Of these faculty members, 42% were female and 42% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 11 for colleges and universities in Clifton. Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Clifton.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 156,740 $27,130 $25,000 2.8%
2
Office Clerks, General 122,430 $29,610 $28,240 -10.4%
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 97,550 $37,000 $32,000 -0.5%
4
Registered Nurses 96,270 $82,000 $67,720 -2.8%
5
Home Health Aides 92,710 $21,860 $21,760 15.5%
6
Security Guards 75,080 $28,630 $26,870 -3.3%
7
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 71,950 $58,580 $45,860 -20.2%
8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 66,090 $42,030 $35,340 -5.1%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 64,560 $61,070 $50,770 -3.1%
10
Accountants and Auditors 63,320 $89,220 $68,960 3.0%
11
General and Operations Managers 61,960 $159,210 $113,100 14.8%
12
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 58,670 $32,760 $25,140 0.9%
13
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 51,640 $69,040 $54,330 -3.8%
14
Lawyers 49,810 $164,060 $129,440 2.2%
15
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 40,790 $128,330 $95,130 24.3%
16
Financial Managers 36,800 $168,420 $116,970 -5.8%
17
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 30,280 $47,370 $39,890 2.4%
18
Financial Analysts 30,020 $113,860 $86,040 35.2%
19
Cooks, Restaurant 27,070 $29,830 $23,260 29.2%
20
Management Analysts 26,700 $105,510 $87,260 28.5%
21
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 26,260 $150,000 $180,870 33.4%
22
Construction Laborers 25,070 $55,370 $33,590 20.1%
23
Carpenters 25,000 $59,360 $43,890 5.7%
24
Software Developers, Applications 23,790 $101,620 $90,410
25
Computer Programmers 21,550 $81,730 $74,900
26
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 21,280 $73,710 $54,880 -10.3%
27
Advertising Sales Agents 20,550 $70,850 $55,020 7.1%
28
Electricians 20,210 $76,510 $51,810 -10.6%
29
Personal Financial Advisors 19,810 $142,000 $91,220 31.3%
30
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 19,730 $44,190 $29,200 24.6%
31
Computer and Information Systems Managers 19,620 $153,910 $123,280 34.3%
32
Billing and Posting Clerks 19,610 $38,120 $33,270 6.7%
33
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 18,210 $97,030 $71,280 -45.4%
34
Social and Human Service Assistants 17,890 $33,540 $30,100 11.1%
35
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 17,670 $49,510 $41,360 -22.7%
36
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 17,370 $60,540 $49,640 7.3%
37
Medical and Health Services Managers 17,070 $115,160 $93,670 22.2%
38
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 15,740 $31,240 $26,510 2.9%
39
Legal Secretaries 15,330 $51,370 $43,270 -13.1%
40
Graphic Designers 15,280 $60,320 $48,140 8.8%
41
Editors 15,130 $78,900 $59,340 26.2%
42
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14,960 $51,510 $43,850 1.3%
43
Managers, All Other 14,920 $121,730 $102,160 30.1%
44
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 14,300 $40,970 $38,200 -4.1%
45
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 13,770 $68,250 $55,220 51.8%
46
Producers and Directors 13,710 $114,680 $88,610 56.3%
47
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 13,350 $81,980 $62,260 -5.9%
48
Medical Assistants 12,710 $32,690 $29,760 12.8%
49
Sales Managers 12,640 $171,820 $114,110 13.4%
50
Administrative Services Managers 11,900 $115,400 $84,390 -6.2%