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Nursing at Union County College

Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at Union County College stacks up to those at other schools.

Union County College is located in Cranford, New Jersey and approximately 9,181 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.

Union County College Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Union County College Nursing Rankings

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Nursing Student Demographics at Union County College

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

Union County College Nursing Associate’s Program

85% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 15% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 85% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in nursing only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Union County College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 1% more women than average.

Union County College Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

Union County College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in nursing graduates 32% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Union County College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 22
Black or African American 83
Hispanic or Latino 83
White 76
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 29

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 Union County 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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