Nursing Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 40 accredited schools where nursing classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Schools

  1. Atlantic Cape Community College

    5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699

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  2. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  3. Bloomfield College

    467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

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  4. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  5. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  6. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  7. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  8. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  9. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  10. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  11. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  12. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  13. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  14. Eastwick College

    10 South Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, New Jersey 07446-2551

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  15. Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing

    690 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666-4246

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  16. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  17. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  18. Mercer County Community College

    1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407

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  19. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

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  20. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  21. Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing

    1 Bay Ave, Montclair, New Jersey 07042-4837

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  22. Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing

    Park Ave and Randolph Rd, Plainfield, New Jersey 07061

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  23. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  24. Passaic County Community College

    One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

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  25. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  26. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  27. Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing

    601 Hamilton Ave, Trenton, New Jersey 08629-1986

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  28. Saint Peter's College

    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

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  29. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  30. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

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  31. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  32. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  33. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  34. Thomas Edison State College

    101 W State St, Trenton, New Jersey 08608-1176

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  35. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  36. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  37. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709

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  38. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  39. Warren County Community College

    475 Rte 57 W, Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343

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  40. Center for Allied Health & Nursing Education

    387-389 Main St, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Nursing Employment

New Jersey 151,660
National 5,150,780

Approximately 3% of the country's nursing professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In New Jersey

149,420 148,870 149,810 148,570 151,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Nursing is a growing field in New Jersey. In 2010 there were 2,240 more nursing professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nursing has grown by 1% in New Jersey. This is slower than the trend for nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$62,434 $65,286 $66,680 $68,360 $67,964
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nursing professionals is increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $62,434 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $67,964 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$47,826
25th percentile
$55,170
50th percentile
$64,972
75th percentile
$77,168
90th percentile
$93,836

Thus, nursing professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of New Jersey, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing. The pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 96%

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in New Jersey

BSN
$75,440
Forensic Nursing
$93,365
Gerontology
$81,776
Nursing
$67,964
RN to BSN
$75,440

In New Jersey, nursing professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
21
bachelor
18
master
18
doctor
3
Certificate
36
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 40 accredited nursing schools in New Jersey state is also increasing. In New Jersey, there were 612 graduates in 2006. And there were 4,697 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 667% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. 38% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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