At a Glance
Students: 754 (full-time and part-time at Newark and New Brunswick)
Faculty: 73 (full-time and part-time at Newark and New Brunswick)
Office of the Dean: 110 Paterson Street, Downtown New Brunswick (College Avenue Campus)
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Nursing
- Master of Science (M.S.) in Nursing
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing (Awarded through the Graduate School–Newark)
- Headquartered at Rutgers–Newark, the College of Nursing opened an 18,000-square-foot building at Rutgers–New Brunswick in spring 2009. The facility offers modern classrooms, faculty offices, a lecture hall, an expanded clinical learning laboratory, and examination rooms.
- The B.S. degree program combines exceptional scientific training with a core liberal arts education that develops critical thinking and clinical judgment skills so essential for today’s professional nurse.
- Committed to qualified students regardless of need, the College of Nursing provides more Educational Opportunity Fund support than any other nursing college in New Jersey.
- For registered nurses with an associate’s degree or diploma, the R.N. to B.S./M.S. in Nursing Program or School Nurse Certificate Program offers opportunities for career advancement.
- The master’s degree program molds advanced nursing practitioners able to deal with more complex situations in an array of specializations, such as acute adult care, advanced pediatrics, and mental health nursing.
- The Ph.D. degree program prepares nurse scientists who advance the discipline through research and theory development and provide leadership in the scientific and academic community.
- The college’s research-oriented faculty include 12 fellows of the prestigious American Academy of Nursing, far more than any other nursing program in New Jersey.