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Nursing at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

351 Bachelor's Degrees
13 Master's Degrees
163 Doctor's Degrees
The Nursing major is part of the health professions program at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how Rutgers New Brunswick ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in nursing.

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Nursing Degrees Available at Rutgers New Brunswick

Rutgers New Brunswick Nursing Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for nursing majors, Rutgers New Brunswick came in at #37. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in New Jersey.

Ranking Type Rank
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Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (With Aid) 16
Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 18
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $0-$30k) 35
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 39
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $30-$48k) 46
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (With Aid) 64
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $48-$75k) 65
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (With Aid) 69
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income Over $110k) 70
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Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 78
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $0-$30k) 82
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $0-$30k) 101
Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Nursing Graduates 103
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $75-$110k) 104
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Highest Paid Master’s Degree Nursing Graduates 125
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $30-$48k) 134
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $30-$48k) 137
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Nursing Graduates 155
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $48-$75k) 185
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $48-$75k) 192
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing 222
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income Over $110k) 240
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income Over $110k) 269
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $75-$110k) 280
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $75-$110k) 331
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing 407
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Nursing 448
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Popularity of Nursing at Rutgers New Brunswick

During the 2020-2021 academic year, Rutgers University - New Brunswick handed out 351 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #74 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 1% over the previous year when 356 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 13 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Rutgers New Brunswick. This makes it the #438 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 163 students received their doctoral degrees in nursing in 2021, making the school the #7 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Rutgers New Brunswick Make?

$72,734 Bachelor's Median Salary
$107,887 Master's Median Salary

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $72,734. This is higher than $62,880, which is the national median for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.

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Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

Nursing majors graduating with a master's degree from Rutgers New Brunswick make a median salary of $107,887 a year. This is a better than average outcome since the median salary for all nursing graduates with a master's is $94,353.

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How Much Student Debt Do Nursing Graduates from Rutgers New Brunswick Have?

$27,500 Bachelor's Median Debt

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick, nursing students borrow a median amount of $27,500 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $27,000 for all nursing majors across the country.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the nursing program at Rutgers New Brunswick is $217 per month.

Nursing Student Diversity at Rutgers New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Nursing Bachelor’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 351 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing from Rutgers New Brunswick. About 19% were men and 81% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in nursing.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 75
Black or African American 35
Hispanic or Latino 45
White 161
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 35

Rutgers New Brunswick Nursing Master’s Program

Of the 13 students who graduated with a Master’s in nursing from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2021, 15% were men and 85% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Rutgers New Brunswick are Asian American. In the most recent graduating class for for which data is available, 62% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a master's in nursing.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Health 670
Medicine 346
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 230
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 170
Dentistry 127

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