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Become fully prepared to best serve your future patients!

  • NJCU has been named an Apple Distinguished School.
  • Our nursing programs at our main campus in Jersey City are ranked in the top 10% in the country .
  • Our graduates are among top 15% highest-paid nationwide.
  • Take courses online, in the classroom, and blended formats



The ABSN Admission Cycle for the Fall 2023 cohort is CLOSED.

Please continue to visit our webpage for future updates regarding the 2024 Admission Cycle. 

For general inquiries and interest in our program, please email:

New admission into NJCU nursing programs offered at Ft. Monmouth is on hold.

NJCU is currently conducting program assessments of our academic offerings which include our non-accelerated program and programs offered at our Ft. Monmouth campus.

NJCU welcomes interested applicants for acceptance into our Accelerated or RN-BSN programs offered on our Jersey City main campus. 

Upon completion of the academic assessments, NJCU will announce the final outcomes regarding the continuation of the non-accelerated program and nursing programs at Ft. Monmouth. We will provide updates as they become available. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused you as an interested applicant.

LATEST NEWS: Dr. Lorraine Chewey was Inducted as a Fellow into the New York Academy of Medicine

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Dr. Lorraine Chewey Ed.D., R.N., FNASN, of the NJCU Nursing Department, a faculty member since September 2003, and Coordinator of NJCU's School Nurse Certificate Program, was inducted as a fellow on November 16, 2022, during the 175th anniversary Discourse and Celebration of the New York Academy of Medicine — a prestigious public health organization.

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What Our Students Say

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"My experience at NJCU was wonderful! Without the R.N. to B.S.N. program, my life would be completely different. NJCU is the reason I am employed in a workplace that I love and in a career that I love. There was a world of opportunities available to me at NJCU and it was genuinely life changing.”

Elizabeth Trellis '19
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Staff Nurse, Jersey City Medical Center



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Hospitals and health systems are eager to employ baccalaureate-prepared nurses because they have a demonstrated a record of success and a well-defined work ethic that facilitates a more rapid and smooth transition into highly complex healthcare delivery environments.

Graduates of the RN to BSN and Accelerated BSN programs are prepared for a wide range of career options working in such fields as:

Hospitals & Healthcare facilities School Nursing
Pharmaceutical Sales Home Health
Hospice Care Case Management
Industry Long-term Care

Contact Us

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Phone: 201-200-3157