There are schools offering RN programs in New Jersey!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in New Jersey
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The College of New Jersey, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a RN program. It is located in Trenton. 67 students graduated with a degree in RN from The College of New Jersey in 2010. Tuition at The College of New Jersey was $13,293 per year.
Rowan University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a RN program. It is located in Glassboro. In 2010, Rowan University graduated 12 students from its RN program. Tuition at Rowan University was $11,676 per year.
Rutgers University-Newark, which is located in Newark, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 34th in the country in 2010. 147 students graduated with degree in RN from Rutgers University-Newark in 2010. Rutgers University-Newark charged in-state students $12,069 in tuition fees per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of New Jersey's RN 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. The New Jersey RN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 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 RN schools in New Jersey that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- 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 RN degree from a New Jersey school... what next?
A large number of New Jersey RN graduates become registered nurses. If you decide to work as a registered nurse in New Jersey, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 76,680 New Jersey registered nurses as of 2010. The largest populations of New Jersey registered nurses are working in the following counties:
- Essex County - 19,580 registered nurses
- Middlesex County - 18,490 registered nurses
- Burlington County - 12,040 registered nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of registered nurses is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 89,650 registered nurses working in the New Jersey then.
On average, registered nurses earn $75,440 per year. However, this number is only an average. registered nurses in New Jersey had varying salaries from $32,020 to $108,350 per year in 2010. The counties in New Jersey with the highest average salary for a registered nurse are:
- Essex County - $77,830 per year
- Middlesex County - $75,020 per year
- Burlington County - $74,230 per year
The following counties in New Jersey have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:
- Cape May County - $62,500 per year
- Mercer County - $69,100 per year
- Cumberland County - $70,870 per year
For more data regarding a career in nursing in New Jersey and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in New Jersey
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in New Jersey
- Master's Degree in Nursing in New Jersey
- Certificate in 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|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Registered Nurses +||76,680||$75,440||-5.3%|
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