University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)
110 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07101
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is one of the nation’s largest healthcare institutions. The university operates campuses in Newark, Piscataway and Stratford, which offer comprehensive academics in medicine, medical research, allied health, dentistry and other fields.
The University of Medicine and Dentistry has more than five distinctive schools. The medical school offers medical degrees in more than 80 areas of specialization. These include:
- Neurological Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
The University of Medicine and Dentistry also houses a Nursing school, a Dental School, a School of Osteopathic Medicine and a School of Public Health, which awards master’s and doctoral degrees. The School of Public Health also offers bachelor’s degrees in conjunction with such schools as Rutgers University.
The Graduate School of Biological Sciences is another of the university’s distinctive schools. This school offers research-based doctoral programs in fields like Molecular Biology, along with joint programs with the university’s medical school.
Admissions requirements are different for each school and degree program. Application requirements for a medical degree include submission of an admissions application, MCAT scores, letters of recommendation and transcripts. Medical school applicants will also need to interview with a faculty member.
Many students take out loans to help cover tuition costs. Additional types of financial aid include those given by outside agencies and organizations. The university will provide interested students with a list of these organizations.
Quick Facts about University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Large City Setting
Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
- Full-Time Undergrad Students
- Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
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