Demand for nurses continues to outpace the supply. The New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing (NJCCN) reported that New Jersey saw a 40.8% increase in job postings for RNs and a 55.5% increase in jobs posted for LPNs for 2020-2021i. The U.S. Department of Labor ii reports that demand for registered nurses will grow by 9% over the next ten years. While the job market for nurses remains robust, anecdotal reports from nursing schools reveal that fewer new student applications are being received.

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