New Brunswick has a total population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571. Of these students, 37,366 are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick is the largest public health school in New Brunswick, based on student population. In 2010, Rutgers University-New Brunswick graduated approximately 110 students with credentials in public health.
In 2010, 110 students graduated with a public health degree in New Brunswick. If you decide to attend one of New Brunswick's public health schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in instate tuition and $37,510 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,431 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public health program in New Brunswick. And if you live on campus at one of the New Brunswick-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
If you decide to work as a public health professional in New Brunswick, your job prospects are not very good. There were 8,550 public health professionals working in New Jersey and 1,870 working in the greater New Brunswick area in 2010. New Brunswick's public health professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
As a public health professional in New Brunswick, you can expect to make an average salary of $96,010 per year. This is higher than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.