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Allied Health Professions Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 1,287 students earned their Allied Health degrees in NJ.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 16th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in New Jersey

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 631
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 303
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 303
Bachelor’s Degree 165
Master’s Degree 149
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 39

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Professions Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.2%
  • Black or African American: 9.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.2%
  • White: 51.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Allied Health Professions Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 36,130 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $66,730, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 49 colleges in New Jersey that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

150 Degrees in Major Awarded
406 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 55% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
824 Total Students

An average student at Eastwick College - Ramsey will pay a net price of $18,595. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,968 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 59% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $20,623.

#5

Seton Hall University

South Orange
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,219 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,800 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,903.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,488 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,048 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. A typical student attending Atlantic Cape Community College will pay a net price of $9,593. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
511 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $19,658. Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,858 Total Students

An average student at Berkeley College - Woodland Park will pay a net price of $16,276. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,142 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,642. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Middlesex County College grads earn an average salary of $27,500.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,489 Total Students

51% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in NJ

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Physician Assistants 33% $120,700
Respiratory Therapists 23% $73,080
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 21% $76,740
Health Specialties Professors 21% $92,890
Athletic Trainers 20% $52,610
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $50,790
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 13% $79,840
Surgical Technologists 10% $53,070
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 9% $32,520
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 8% $62,450
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 8% $74,720
Radiation Therapists 7% $102,340
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 6% $91,590

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Nursing 5,665
Allied Health Services 2,470
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,690
Health Sciences & Services 1,255
Health/Medical Admin Services 795
Public Health 773
Dental Support Services 453
Medicine 422

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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