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Nursing at Bergen Community College

If you plan to study nursing, take a look at what Bergen Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Bergen Community College is located in Paramus, New Jersey and approximately 12,968 students attend the school each year.

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

Bergen Community College Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Bergen Community College Nursing Rankings

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Nursing Student Demographics at Bergen Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Bergen Community College.

Bergen Community College Nursing Associate’s Program

79% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 21% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 79% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in nursing only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Bergen Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 7% more women than average.

Bergen Community College Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

Bergen Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in nursing graduates 13% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Bergen Community College with a associate's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Bergen Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 27
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 21

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 Bergen Community College.

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


*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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