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University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is college with 995 students located in Newark, NJ.

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The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), the state's university of the health sciences, is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in: the undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and continuing education of health professionals and scientists; the conduct of biomedical, psychosocial, clinical and public health research; health promotion, disease prevention and the delivery of health care; and service to our communities and the entire state. Providing educational, research and service programs at campuses in Camden, New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains and Stratford, in communities throughout the state, and nationally and internationally through advanced communication and information technologies, UMDNJ seeks to meet the needs of our diverse constituencies and improve the health and quality of life of the citizens of New Jersey and society at large.

We are the nation's largest health sciences University. We are New Jersey's state wide system of health sciences education, biomedical research and HealthCare. We are the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Founded in 1970 to consolidate New Jersey's health professions education, UMDNJ has become the very core of the state's health sciences system. With five campuses and a network of more than 200 affiliated healthcare and educational partners spanning the state, we touch the lives of almost every New Jerseyan every day. Our mission is both simple and inspiring-to enhance the health of all New Jerseyans through broad-based programs covering every aspect of the health sciences:

We Teach New Jersey's future HealthCare professionals in medicine, dentistry, allied health and nursing, as well as future scientists in the life science; and we provide lifelong learning for HealthCare professionals.

We Heal with the most advanced treatment techniques through specialized referrals at University hospitals and behavioral health programs. We Discover ways to prevent and treat New Jersey's most serious health problems through biomedical research programs.

We Care through community service and outreach programs, particularly in the state's urban centers.

We are UMDNJ New Jersey's University of the health sciences, with a commitment to excellence in education, research and patient care.

Student Life

Student Life

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Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Hospital
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (55%), Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other (9%), Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (7%), Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other (7%), Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (6%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (5%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

Any instructional program in allied health diagnostic, intervention, and treatment professions not listed above.

Any instructional program in clinical/medical laboratory science and allied professions not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.

A program that prepares individuals to plan, design, and manage systems, processes, and facilities used to collect, store, secure, retrieve, analyze, and transmit medical records and other health information used by clinical professionals and health care organizations. Includes instruction in the principles and basic content of the biomedical and clinical sciences, information technology and applications, data and database management, clinical research methodologies, health information resources and systems, office management, legal requirements, and professional standards.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

A general, introductory, undifferentiated, or joint program in health services occupations that prepares individuals for either entry into specialized training programs or for a variety of concentrations in the allied health area. Includes instruction in the basic sciences, research and clinical procedures, and aspects of the subject matter related to various health occupations.

A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

A research program that focuses on the study of advanced clinical practices, research methodologies, the administration of complex nursing services, and that prepares nurses to further the progress of nursing research through experimentation and clinical applications.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Any instructional program in rehabilitation and therapeutic professions not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Therapists, All Other
All therapists not listed separately.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Hygienists
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.

Any instructional program in rehabilitation and therapeutic professions not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Therapists, All Other
All therapists not listed separately.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Administration & Faculty

President (Interim) Denise V. Rodgers, M.D.
Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 1553
Student : Faculty Ratio 3 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 55 : 44
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 21
Tenure Track Faculty 10
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 67
International Faculty 14

Admissions

Admissions

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Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,528 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,855 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $12,383 $12,383

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $15,792 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,855 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $17,647 $17,647

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.umdnj.edu/studentfinancialaid/index_new_brow.htm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

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Rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

#201-300 Academic Ranking of World Universities
#9 Academic Ranking of World Universities Research Output - Papers Published in Nature and Science
#13.9 Academic Ranking of World Universities Per Capita Academic Performance
#21.7 Academic Ranking of World Universities Quality of Faculty - Highly Cited Researchers in 21 Broad Subject Categories
#29.1 Academic Ranking of World Universities Research Output - Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-expanded and Social Science Citation Index

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