Public Health at Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and approximately 50,411 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 432 students received a bachelor's degree in public health from Rutgers New Brunswick.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Public Health section at the bottom of this page.
Rutgers New Brunswick Public Health Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health
- Master’s Degree in Public Health
- Doctorate Degree in Public Health
Rutgers New Brunswick Public Health Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the public health progam at Rutgers New Brunswick compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
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 public health major at Rutgers New Brunswick is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Health. 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.
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In 2021, 189 students received their master’s degree in public health from Rutgers New Brunswick. This makes it the #18 most popular school for public health master’s degree candidates in the country.
Earnings of Rutgers New Brunswick Public Health Graduates
The median salary of public health students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $37,953. This is 18% higher than $32,238, which is the national average for all public health bachelor's degree recipients.
Public Health Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public health majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
Rutgers New Brunswick Public Health Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% more racial-ethnic minorities in its public health bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in public health.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||65|
|Hispanic or Latino||73|
Rutgers New Brunswick Public Health Master’s Program
In the public health master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 58% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a master's in public health.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||38|
|Hispanic or Latino||19|
Rutgers New Brunswick also has a doctoral program available in public health. In 2021, 7 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Other Health Professions
- Medical Science
- Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services
- Health & Medical Administrative Services
- Allied Health Professions
Careers That Public Health Grads May Go Into
A degree in public health 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
|Occupation||Jobs in NJ||Average Salary in NJ|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||11,260||$116,750|
|Health Specialties Professors||4,420||$109,190|
|Environmental Scientists and Specialists||2,670||$80,350|
|Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||2,240||$80,990|
|Community Health Workers||1,250||$51,560|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Zampromote under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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