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Health Sciences & Services Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 1,255 students earned their Health Science degrees in NJ.

In this state, Health Sciences & Services is the 5th most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 722
Associate’s Degree 440
Master’s Degree 77
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 18.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.6%
  • White: 51.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 1,780 people employed in jobs related to a health science degree, compared to 114,910 nationwide.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in New Jersey

Health Science grads earn an average of $51,560 in the state and $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in New Jersey that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

296 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
9,621 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $35,600 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate.

175 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,130 Total Students

A typical student attending Rowan College at Gloucester County will pay a net price of $7,487. In their early career, Rowan College at Gloucester County grads earn an average salary of $27,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
7,171 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate.

#4

Rowan University

Glassboro
97 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,465 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at Rowan. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#5

Monmouth University

West Long Branch
88 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
6,167 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,300 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
7,991 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $12,841. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,642. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,412 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,500. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $25,200 after graduation.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,623. 55% of the teachers are full time.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,128. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in NJ

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Community Health Workers 13% $45,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Nursing 5,665
Allied Health Services 2,470
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,690
Allied Health Professions 1,287
Health/Medical Admin Services 795
Public Health 773
Dental Support Services 453
Medicine 422

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View Nationwide Health Sciences & Services Report

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