Nursing Schools in New Jersey - NJ

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For more than a century the nursing schools in New Jersey have been graduating nurses into the health care field. Recently the number of New Jersey nursing school graduates has not kept up with the demand for highly skilled and educated nurses at New Jersey hospitals and health care agencies. Much of this is attributable to the nursing faculty shortage at the New Jersey area nursing schools, there are not enough instructors to teach the number of applicants, thus not enough nursing students are being graduated to the work force. New Jersey nursing schools turned away hundreds of well qualified applicants due to lack of nursing faculty. However, there is more to the story. Learn more about becoming a nurse in New Jersey.

Online Nursing Schools in New Jersey

A solution for registered nurses is to earn their LPN to BSN, RN to BSN or MSN online at one of the Online Nursing Schools found on this website. These nursing schools are CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited. There are no waitlists for qualified applicants and the cost per credit is similar to other nursing programs in New Jersey. If you are interested in becoming a member of a nursing school faculty, the University of Phoenix School of Nursing offers an online Master’s in Nursing Health Care Education program that will prepare you for this role. Request information from the featured online schools you’ll find on this site and consider the work and life benefits these nursing programs offer.

New Jersey Nursing Job Outlook and Salary Information

The nursing and nursing faculty shortage is growing each year in New Jersey. No solid solution has been presented as of recently. This means that there has not been a better time to start or advance your nursing career in New Jersey. Hospitals are fighting for new graduates of BSN programs and paying top salaries along with amazing benefits packages. Get your nursing education completed through on of our featured nursing programs and you’re looking at a very promising career.

According to the median salary for a registered nurse in Atlantic City, NJ is $66,206, in Trenton $66,559, in Vineland $64,200, in Bergen $68,014. According to the average annual nursing salary in New Jersey is $55,270.


Monmouth University

Monmouth University offers an RN to BSN, Masters in Nursing Programs, as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates.

Rutgers College of Nursing

Rutgers College of Nursing offers an online or blended Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP) with two specialization options, a clinical track or an administrative track. Rutgers College of Nursing also offers Master's, post master's and undergraduate nursing programs. The Rutgers Baccalaureate and Master's programs are accredited by the CCNE.

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New Jersey Board of Nursing Approved Associate Degree Nursing Programs

Cumberland County College
P.O. Box 1500, College Dr
Vineland, N.J. 08362-1500
(856) 691-8600

Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, N.J. 08330
(609) 343-5035

Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, N.J. 07652
(201) 447-7181

Burlington County College Dept. of Nursing
601 Pemberton-Browns Mill Road
Pemberton, N.J. 08057
(609) 894-9311

Passaic County Community College
One College Boulevard
Paterson, N.J. 07505-1179 (973) 684-5218

Raritan Valley Community College
PO Box 3300
Somerville, N.J. 08876
(908) 218-8877

County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, N.J. 07869
(973) 328-5351

Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, N.J 08550
(609) 570-3391

Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, N.J. 07738
(732) 224-2418

Middlesex County College-Raritan Bay Medical Center
2600 Woodbridge Avenue, LH #225
Edison, N.J. 08818
(732) 548-6000

Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, N.J. 08069
(856) 935-0285

Essex County College
303 University Avenue
Newark, N.J. 07102
(973) 877-1885

Ocean County College
College Drive
Toms River, N.J. 08753
(732) 255-0395

Warren County College
475 Route 57 West
Washington, N.J. 07882
(908) 835-9222

Gloucester County College
1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, N.J. 08080
(856) 415-2179


New Jersey Board of Nursing Approved Diploma Programs

Bayonne Medical Center School of Nursing
69-71 New Hook Road
Bayonne, N.J. 07002
(201) 339-9656

Capital Health Systems, Mercer Campus
446 Bellevue Avenue
Trenton, N.J. 08618
(609) 394-4050

Charles E. Gregory School of Nursing
530 New Brunswick Avenue
Perth Amboy, N.J. 08861
(732) 607-6500

Christ Hospital School of Nursing
176 Palisades Avenue
Jersey City, N.J. 07306
(201) 795-8365

Trinitas School of Nursing
12 West Jersey Street, 5th Floor
Elizabeth, N.J. 07202
(908) 659-5200

Helene Fuld School of Nursing in Camden County
P.O. Box 1669, College Drive #26
Blackwood, N.J. 08012
(856) 481-9100

Holy Name Hospital School of Nursing
690 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, N.J. 07666
(201) 833-3008

Merit LLC - Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, N.J. 07042
(973) 429-6060

Muhlenberg Reg. Med. Ctr. Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder School
Park Ave. & Randolph Rd.
Plainfield, N.J. 07061
(908) 668-2000

Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing
1600 Haddon Avenue
Camden, N.J. 08103
(856) 757-3730

St. Francis Medical Ctr SON
601 Hamilton Avenue
Trenton, N.J. 08629
(609) 599-5190


New Jersey Board of Nursing Approved Baccalaureate Programs

Felician College

The Felician College BSN entry to nursing program is Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited and approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.

Programs Offered: BSN, BSN Fast Track, RN to BSN

seton hall

Seton Hall University - College of Nursing

Programs Offered: BSN, BSN Second Degree, RN-to-BSN, RN-to-MSN Bridge, Master's, MSN - (Tracks: Health Systems Administration, Case Management & Health Systems Administration, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, School Nursing, and Master of Arts in Nursing Education, Clinical Nurse Leader), Joint MSN/MBA, Graduate Certificates - (School Nurse, Nursing Case Management, Nursing Administration), PhD in Nursing

400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ 07079

St. Peter's College
2641 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, N.J. 07306
(201) 761-6272

New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, N.J. 07305
(201) 200-3157

New Jersey City University (Wall Township)
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, N.J. 07305
(201) 200-3157

Richard Stockton College of NJ Division of Professional Studies
PO Box 195
Pomana, N.J. 08240
(609) 652-4496

College of St. Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
Morristown, N.J. 07960
(973) 290-4072

Rutgers, The State University
180 University Avenue, Suite 102 Newark, N.J. 07102
(973) 353-5293

Rutgers, The State University
311 North Fifth Street
Camden, N.J. 08102
(856) 225-6226

William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road, Hunziker Wing 106
Wayne, N.J. 07470
(973) 720-3494

Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road G-445
Mahwah, N.J. 07430
(201) 684-7737

Marjorie K. Unterberg SON & Health Studies Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, N.J. 07764
(732) 571-3443

Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing
1314 Edison 130 South 9th St.
Philadelphia, P.A. 19107-5233
(215) 503-8390

Henry P. Becton, School of Nurisng & Allied Health Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Rd. H-DH4-02
Teaneck, N.J. 07666
(201) 692-2890

Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue T-116
Union, N.J. 07083
(908) 737-3390

Felician College
262 South Main Street
Lodi, N.J. 07644

Bloomfield College
467 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, N.J. 07003
(973) 748-9000

Seton Hall University
400 So. Orange Avenue
South Orange, N.J. 07079-2693

The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, N.J. 08628-0718
(609) 771-2592

Thomas Edison State College
101 West State Street
Trenton, N.J. 08608-1176
(609) 633-6460

UMDNJ School of Nursing
65 Bergen Street
Newark, N.J. 07101-1709
(973) 972-4322


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