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Study at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is a co-educational, state-run health sciences institution in Newark, Stratford, New Brunswick, Piscataway, Camden and Scotch Plains, New Jersey. It was established in 1970. The University campus stretches over more than 180 acres of urban and suburban land, among all its branches. It grants admission to about 5, 000 students every year.

The University is organized into the following schools and colleges:

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • New Jersey Dental School
  • New Jersey Medical School
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • School of Health Related Professions
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • School of Public Health
UMDNJ is well known for its palliative care facility, built for assisting people living with AIDS.

Profile of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Students attend University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ, a large city. The school is a public institution. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in medicine and nursing and emergency medicine.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Selectivity

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is selective and does not offer open admission.

Faculty

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 5, 617 students at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey .

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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. "

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine602medicine, osteopathic medicine, public health, dentistry, dental clinical sciences, neuroscience, pediatric dentristry, endodontology, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine404nursing science, registered nursing, nurse midwifery
Medical Support and Technology310clinical and medical lab science, physician assistant, health service and sciences, respiratory care tech, dental hygienist, health diagnostic professions, dental assistant, nuclear medical tech, . . .
Science75microbiology and immunology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, call and molecular biology, physiology and pathology, molecular pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacology
Therapy and Counselling61physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy61rehabilitation, dietetics and clinical nutrition, clinical nutritionist
Medical administration20medical informatics, health care administration
Engineering14biomedical engineering

Contact: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

65 Bergen Street Room 1441

Newark, NJ 07101-1709

General Phone: (973) 972-4300

http://www.umdnj.edu

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