New Jersey LPN to RN/BSN Programs

New Jersey LPNs looking to increase their independence, take on more challenging nursing duties, and earn higher salaries are opting to enroll in one of the state’s many LPN to RN programs. These programs offer students a pathway to earn either an ADN or BSN degree so that they can enter the world of registered nursing. RNs in New Jersey earn an average of $26,840 more per year than LPNs in the state do, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in NJ

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in New Jersey. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Atlantic Cape Community College
LPN to ADN
5100 E Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ
(609) 625-1111
Berkeley College - Woodland Park
LPN to BSN
44 Rifle Camp Rd
Woodland Park, NJ
(973) 278-5400
Cumberland County College
LPN to RN
3322 College Drive
Vineland, NJ
(856) 691-8600
Eastwick College - Ramsey Campus
LPN to RN
10 South Franklin Turnpike
Ramsey, NJ
(201) 327-8877
Essex County College
LPN to ADN
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ
(973) 877-3000
Holy Name School of Nursing
LPN to RN
690 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ
(201) 833-3000
Jersey College - Ewing
LPN to RN
1001 Spruce St
Ewing Township, NJ
(609) 777-9035
Jersey College - Teterboro
LPN to RN
546 US-46
Teterboro, NJ
(201) 489-5836
Mercer County Community College
LPN to RN
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ
(609) 586-4800
Ocean County College
LPN to ADN
1 College Dr
Toms River, NJ
(732) 255-0393
Passaic County Community College
LPN to ADN
1 College Blvd
Paterson, NJ
(973) 684-6800
Raritan Valley Community College
LPN to ADN
118 Lamington Rd
Branchburg, NJ
(908) 526-1200
Rowan College - Gloucester County
LPN to RN
1400 Tanyard Rd
Sewell, NJ
(856) 468-5000
Salem Community College
LPN to ADN
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ
(856) 299-2100
St. Francis Medical Center
LPN to RN
601 Hamilton Ave.
Trenton, NJ
(609) 599-5000
Trinitas School of Nursing
LPN to RN
40 W Jersey St
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 659-5200

New Jersey LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in New Jersey.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Newark - NJ$54,600$81,84049.9%
Camden - NJ$50,660$77,71053.4%
Trenton - NJ$53,220$71,17033.7%
Atlantic City, Hammonton - NJ$46,750$75,65061.8%
Vineland, Bridgeton - NJ$53,860$72,61034.8%
Ocean City - NJ$52,710$66,82026.8%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm