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Nursing at Thomas Edison State University

What traits are you looking for in a nursing school? To help you decide if Thomas Edison State University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's nursing program.

TESU is located in Trenton, New Jersey and has a total student population of 10,227. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 252 students received a bachelor's degree in nursing from TESU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

TESU Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Doctorate Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at TESU

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? TESU offers distance education options for nursing at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

TESU Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at TESU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at TESU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 24
Best Value Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 61
Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 78
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 89
Most Popular Online Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 102
Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 110
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 121
Most Popular Nursing Schools 186
Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 195
Most Popular Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 214
Most Focused Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 226
Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 258
Most Focused Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 258
Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 262
Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 274
Best Value Nursing Schools 286
Most Focused Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 291
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 370
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 387
Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 535
Best Nursing Schools 591
Most Focused Nursing Schools 689

In 2019, 54 students received their master’s degree in nursing from TESU. This makes it the #195 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 8 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #214 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of TESU Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at TESU is $79,500. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 30% higher than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.

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Nursing Student Demographics at TESU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Thomas Edison State University.

TESU Nursing Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 252 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in nursing from TESU in 2019, 12% were men and 88% were women.

TESU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 59% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at TESU are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Thomas Edison State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 20
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 148
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 45

TESU Nursing Master’s Program

93% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 54 students who earned a master's degree in Nursing from TESU in 2018-2019, 7% were men and 93% were women.

TESU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from TESU, 61% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a master's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Thomas Edison State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 33
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

TESU also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 8 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Nursing

If you plan to be a nursing major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Thomas Edison State University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 252
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 54
Nursing Practice 8

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Thomas Edison State University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Registered Nurses 79,530 $82,750
Medical and Health Services Managers 11,260 $116,750
Nurse Practitioners 5,900 $122,100
Nursing Instructors and Professors 2,000 $89,950
Nurse Midwives 180 $113,980

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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