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Schools Offering Forensic Nursing Programs in New Jersey
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Each year, approximately 1.8% of New Jersey graduates receive degrees in forensic nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 3,235 forensic nurses graduate from New Jersey's 40 forensic nursing schools.
The top-ranked school in New Jersey with a forensic nursing program is The College of New Jersey, which is located in Trenton. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. 67 students graduated with a degree in forensic nursing from The College of New Jersey in 2010. Tuition at The College of New Jersey was $13,293 per year.
The second-ranked school in New Jersey with a forensic nursing program is Rowan University, which is located in Glassboro. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. 12 students graduated with degree in forensic nursing from Rowan University in 2010. Students at Rowan University paid $11,676 per year in tuition fees.
Rutgers University-Newark, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a forensic nursing program. It is located in Newark. 147 students graduated with degree in forensic nursing from Rutgers University-Newark in 2010. Tuition at Rutgers University-Newark was $12,069 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of New Jersey's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,059 per year, though tuition can range from $31,890 per year to $3,024 per year. In 2010, the forensic nursing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:
- Seton Hall University - located in South Orange, students are charged $31,890 per year
- Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus - located in Teaneck, students are charged $31,060 per year
- Saint Peter's College - located in Jersey City, students are charged $28,332 per year
The lowest tuition rates at New Jersey forensic nursing schools were charged at the following schools:
- Warren County Community College - located in Washington, students are charged $3,024 per year
- Mercer County Community College - located in Princeton Junction, students are charged $3,048 per year
- Union County College - located in Cranford, students are charged $3,120 per year
A forensic nursing degree from a New Jersey school... what next?
The highest percentage of forensic nursing graduates in New Jersey pursue careers as a forensic nurse. If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in New Jersey, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,090 New Jersey forensic nurses as of 2010. The New Jersey counties with the largest populations of forensic nurses are:
- Essex County - 330 forensic nurses
- Middlesex County - 280 forensic nurses
- Burlington County - 140 forensic nurses
On average, a forensic nurse earns a salary of $79,860 per year in New Jersey state. In 2010, however, some New Jersey forensic nurses earned as little as less than $28,940 per year or as much as more than $151,980 per year. On average a forensic nurse earns the most in the following New Jersey counties:
- Middlesex County - $82,620 per year
- Essex County - $79,660 per year
- Burlington County - $77,030 per year
The following counties in New Jersey have the lowest average salaries for forensic nurses:
- Mercer County - $66,690 per year
- Burlington County - $77,030 per year
- Essex County - $79,660 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional New Jersey statistics regarding a career in forensic nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or nurse practitioning.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Forensic Nursing in New Jersey
- Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Nursing in New Jersey
- Master's Degree in Forensic Nursing in New Jersey
- Certificate in Forensic Nursing in New Jersey
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,424 miles from location||Thomas Edison State College||Trenton||NJ||2.1761||n/a||18,206|
|5,399 miles from location||Bergen Community College||Paramus||NJ||11.8148||n/a||16,469|
|5,434 miles from location||Camden County College||Blackwood||NJ||11.4238||n/a||15,670|
|5,393 miles from location||Brookdale Community College||Lincroft||NJ||14.4833||n/a||15,639|
|5,407 miles from location||Middlesex County College||Edison||NJ||11.7646||n/a||13,356|
|5,400 miles from location||Essex County College||Newark||NJ||7.50274||n/a||13,314|
|5,407 miles from location||Union County College||Cranford||NJ||8.60973||n/a||12,751|
|5,400 miles from location||Rutgers University-Newark||Newark||NJ||66.2113||12%||11,501|
|5,437 miles from location||Rowan University||Glassboro||NJ||67.3035||31%||11,006|
|5,404 miles from location||William Paterson University of New Jersey||Wayne||NJ||29.0183||32%||10,820|
|5,390 miles from location||Ocean County College||Toms River||NJ||14.9813||n/a||10,415|
|5,415 miles from location||Burlington County College||Pemberton||NJ||11.7128||n/a||9,693|
|5,419 miles from location||Mercer County Community College||Princeton Junction||NJ||10.9855||n/a||9,621|
|5,404 miles from location||Seton Hall University||South Orange||NJ||63.933||13%||9,616|
|5,402 miles from location||Passaic County Community College||Paterson||NJ||8.25029||n/a||8,883|
|5,395 miles from location||Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus||Teaneck||NJ||52.2625||21%||8,804|
|5,422 miles from location||County College of Morris||Randolph||NJ||13.3854||n/a||8,798|
|5,394 miles from location||Hudson County Community College||Jersey City||NJ||8.43331||n/a||8,682|
|5,395 miles from location||New Jersey City University||Jersey City||NJ||25.4935||52%||8,399|
|5,425 miles from location||Raritan Valley Community College||Somerville||NJ||12.4215||n/a||7,888|
|5,411 miles from location||Atlantic Cape Community College||Mays Landing||NJ||11.4678||n/a||7,588|
|5,403 miles from location||The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey||Pomona||NJ||65.1412||31%||7,559|
|5,426 miles from location||The College of New Jersey||Trenton||NJ||79.0387||30%||6,980|
|5,385 miles from location||Monmouth University||West Long Branch||NJ||29.2185||24%||6,499|
|5,438 miles from location||Gloucester County College||Sewell||NJ||12.0629||n/a||6,490|
|5,401 miles from location||University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey||Newark||NJ||0.723732||n/a||6,055|
|5,440 miles from location||Rutgers University-Camden||Camden||NJ||63.8684||13%||5,781|
|5,430 miles from location||Cumberland County College||Vineland||NJ||13.5656||n/a||4,014|
|5,395 miles from location||Saint Peter's College||Jersey City||NJ||54.9031||16%||3,122|
|5,444 miles from location||Warren County Community College||Washington||NJ||10.5995||n/a||2,180|
|5,414 miles from location||College of Saint Elizabeth||Morristown||NJ||57.3259||42%||2,157|
|5,402 miles from location||Bloomfield College||Bloomfield||NJ||17.2283||29%||2,156|
|5,397 miles from location||Felician College||Lodi||NJ||46.3242||18%||2,113|
|5,455 miles from location||Salem Community College||Penns Grove||NJ||10.9259||n/a||1,514|
|5,402 miles from location||Eastwick College||Ramsey||NJ||35.045||74%||817|
|5,410 miles from location||Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing||Plainfield||NJ||16.0886||77%||435|
|5,395 miles from location||Center for Allied Health & Nursing Education||Hackensack||NJ||n/a||n/a||387|
|5,402 miles from location||Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing||Montclair||NJ||9.75479||100%||120|
|5,393 miles from location||Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing||Teaneck||NJ||23.9871||100%||90|
|5,423 miles from location||Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing||Trenton||NJ||6.87226||n/a||73|
Curious what studying Forensic Nursing gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Jersey
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical and Health Services Managers +||7,800||$106,870||37.3%|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other +||1,090||$79,860||101.9%|
|Forensic Science Technicians +||60||$50,330|
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