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So you're from Edison, NJ?

Fortunately for you, Edison, 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!


 

Edison College and University Demographics

The 4 colleges and universities in Edison offer 54 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from criminal justice/law enforcement administration to environmental control technologies/technicians, other to engineering science.

PC Age II is the top-ranked school in Edison. It was ranked 71st in the nation in 2010. PC Age II has a student population of approximately 55. The most popular course of study at PC Age II is Computer Networking.

Tuition

Edison schools charge an average tuition of $3,500 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Edison, compare the tuition at Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, which charges students $10,400 per year, to the tuition at Middlesex County College, which charges students $3,598 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Edison colleges received an estimated $28,604,758 in financial aid. Of this aid, $28,444,603 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $14,601,633, which was given by Middlesex County College.

Edison Student Demographics

Approximately 3% of New Jersey students were enrolled in Edison colleges in 2010. That is 14,623 students. With 13,356 students, Middlesex County College had the highest total student enrollment in Edison. On the other hand, with only 54 students, Rabbi Jacob Joseph School had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 76% of students who enroll as first year students at Edison schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Edison schools, 32 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Lincoln Technical Institute has a graduation rate of 57%, while Middlesex County College has a graduation rate of 15%.

Diversity

Edison schools have a student population that is approximately 56% female. 26% of Edison college students are older than 24 years. For every 100 Edison college students, 60 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The Edison school with the highest percentage of minority students was Lincoln Technical Institute, with 87% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Edison Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Edison colleges and universities employed a total of 2,211 faculty. Of these faculty members, 41% were female and 43% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 9 for colleges and universities in Edison. Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Edison.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Middlesex County College Edison NJ 11.7646 n/a 13,356
4 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Edison NJ 22.6712 n/a 1,158
1 miles from location PC Age II Edison NJ 28.1925 100% 55
1 miles from location Rabbi Jacob Joseph School Edison NJ 13.5067 100% 54
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Edison, NJ to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 31,890 $27,260 $25,000 -6.6%
2
Office Clerks, General+ 19,180 $30,530 $28,240 -17.3%
3
Registered Nurses+ 18,490 $75,020 $67,720 -5.4%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 17,640 $36,320 $32,000 -3.8%
5
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 13,780 $27,480 $25,140 28.7%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 12,000 $39,540 $35,340 -15.1%
7
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 11,190 $61,960 $54,330 -5.8%
8
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 10,670 $55,170 $50,770 -0.7%
9
General and Operations Managers+ 10,600 $158,660 $113,100 5.8%
10
Software Developers, Applications+ 9,250 $91,300 $90,410
11
Accountants and Auditors+ 8,340 $79,420 $68,960 -2.1%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 8,040 $46,350 $39,890 -5.0%
13
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 7,030 $62,890 $54,880 2.6%
14
Security Guards+ 6,970 $26,470 $26,870 -12.5%
15
Financial Managers+ 5,450 $137,100 $116,970 26.5%
16
Computer Programmers+ 5,450 $85,850 $74,900
17
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 5,360 $29,450 $26,510 38.9%
18
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 5,090 $34,830 $33,270 -2.5%
19
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 4,970 $54,790 $45,860 -19.7%
20
Cooks, Restaurant+ 4,800 $22,720 $23,260 11.4%
21
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 4,780 $82,250 $55,620 -6.5%
22
Home Health Aides+ 4,570 $24,150 $21,760 24.5%
23
Lawyers+ 4,280 $127,960 $129,440 4.1%
24
Computer and Information Systems Managers+ 4,270 $147,120 $123,280 -8.2%
25
Carpenters+ 4,250 $51,740 $43,890 11.5%
26
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 4,220 $51,720 $41,360 -7.7%
27
Managers, All Other+ 4,210 $114,760 $102,160 21.3%
28
Construction Laborers+ 4,000 $44,740 $33,590 -34.5%
29
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 3,880 $42,020 $38,200 -22.7%
30
Sales Managers+ 3,680 $134,840 $114,110 17.9%
31
Medical Secretaries+ 3,630 $36,070 $31,820 -57.1%
32
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors+ 3,510 $42,900 $35,920 112.7%
33
Management Analysts+ 3,470 $87,770 $87,260 -9.4%
34
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 3,410 $62,920 $55,220 62.4%
35
Medical Assistants+ 3,140 $32,560 $29,760 31.9%
36
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 2,900 $31,470 $29,200 -5.2%
37
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents+ 2,710 $87,470 $95,130 -10.6%
38
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 2,640 $52,770 $44,860 83.3%
39
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 2,600 $196,670 $180,870 48.6%
40
Dental Assistants+ 2,590 $36,420 $34,140 14.1%
41
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 2,580 $70,340 $62,260 -39.9%
42
Electricians+ 2,540 $66,900 $51,810 -46.8%
43
Financial Analysts+ 2,430 $81,110 $86,040 14.1%
44
Marketing Managers+ 2,310 $146,890 $122,720 35.9%
45
Legal Secretaries+ 2,280 $46,130 $43,270 -8.1%
46
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 2,200 $111,490 $89,990 18.3%
47
Financial Specialists, All Other+ 2,120 $61,970 $66,920 182.7%
48
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 2,080 $33,490 $30,100 4.0%
49
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 2,040 $71,100 $42,780
50
Physical Therapists+ 2,010 $87,650 $77,990 27.2%