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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in New Jersey

1,690 Practical Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in New Jersey

Practical Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,509
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,509
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 181

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a practical nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of practical nursing majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 53.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.8%
  • White: 16.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 73,990 people employed in jobs related to a practical nursing degree, compared to 2,152,650 nationwide.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, practical nursing grads earn an average of $30,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $29,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in New Jersey that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Jersey College

Teterboro
397 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,179 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,707.

202 Degrees in Major Awarded
579 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.30% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. An average student at Lincoln Tech - Moorestown will pay a net price of $24,476.

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
489 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $23,679. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
459 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 8.30% which is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
3,468 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 99% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,276.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
61 Total Students

In their early career, Prism Career Institute grads earn an average salary of $21,500. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
56 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,199. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
45 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%. 100% of students get financical aid. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
369 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,000 a year. This public school has an average net price of $8,829.

#10

Best Care College

East Orange
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
33 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 40 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in NJ

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12% $56,750
Nursing Assistants 12% $29,470

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to practical nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Nursing 5,665
Allied Health Services 2,470
Allied Health Professions 1,287
Health Sciences & Services 1,255
Health/Medical Admin Services 795
Public Health 773
Dental Support Services 453
Medicine 422

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