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Nursing at New Jersey City University

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

NJCU is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and has a total student population of 7,550. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 181 students received a bachelor's degree in nursing from NJCU.

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

NJCU Nursing Degrees Available

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

NJCU Nursing Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks nursing programs across the country. The following shows how NJCU performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at NJCU 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
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 251
Most Popular Nursing Schools 440
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 441
Most Focused Nursing Schools 820

In 2021, 4 students received their master’s degree in nursing from NJCU. This makes it the #535 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of NJCU Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at NJCU is $79,771. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 27% higher than the national average of $62,880 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Nursing Student Demographics at NJCU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at New Jersey City University.

NJCU Nursing Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 181 nursing students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from NJCU, about 17% were men and 83% were women. The typical nursing bachelor's degree program is made up of only 13% men. So male students are more repesented at NJCU since its program graduates 3% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 24% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 45
Hispanic or Latino 38
White 58
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 16

NJCU Nursing Master’s Program

100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 4 students who earned a master's degree in Nursing from NJCU in 2020-2021, 0% were men and 100% were women.


In the nursing master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 14% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

NJCU also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 New Jersey City 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


*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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