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Nursing Practice Schools in New Jersey

46 Nursing Practice students earned their degrees in the state in 2021-2022.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in New Jersey

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 45
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 21.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 58.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 96,690 people employed in jobs related to a nursing practice degree, compared to 3,504,280 nationwide.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a nursing practice grad in the state is $116,750, compared to a typical salary of $110,030 nationwide.

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There are 6 colleges in New Jersey that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
6,569 Total Students

The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at Rutgers Camden. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,721 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $60,491 a year.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
9,369 Total Students

The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at William Paterson University. Graduates earn an average $45,279 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,411 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,166. Graduates earn an average $46,671 after graduation.

#4

Seton Hall University

South Orange
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
9,881 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $32,484.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
9,352 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,708 after earning their degree at this institution. 46% of the teachers are full time.

Nursing Practice Careers in NJ

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 31% $118,040
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $111,260
Registered Nurses 12% $81,820

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing practice.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Registered Nursing 4,853
Nursing Science 501
Nursing Research & Other 89
Clinical Nurse Leader 56
Critical Care Nursing 37
Adult Health Nursing 30
Family Practice Nursing 16
Nursing Administration 13

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