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New Jersey


Each year, Ross University School of Medicine welcomes students from states across the US, including New Jersey, to medical school. Take a look at the facts and figures below to learn about how Ross connects with your home state.

New Jersey by the Numbers

  • About 5.4% of Ross students are from New Jersey.
  • According to the 2015 AAMC Physician Databook, 38% of New Jersey’s active physicians graduated from an international medical school, ranking New Jersey 1st in the US in this category. 


Ross Clinical Affiliates in and Around New Jersey

  • BQNJ Track: Includes Hoboken University Medical Center (NJ), St. John's Episcopal Hospital (NY), and Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center (NY). Learn more.
  • UKNJ TrackThis track includes rotations in both New Jersey and the United Kingdom. Includes Hoboken University Medical Center, Raritan Bay Medical Center, and Bergen Regional Medical Center, as well as rotations at Queen's Hospital in Romford, United Kingdom. Learn more.


Residency Information

In 2017, 660 Current and former Ross graduates attained residencies in 15 disciplines. More than 30 Ross students earned residency positions at New Jersey hospitals/teaching facilities, including:

  • Hoboken University Medical Center
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • JFK Medical Center
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Rutgers University – Robert Wood Johnson
  • Seton Hall University
  • St. Peter’s University


Where Do Our New Jersey Students Come From?

From which schools did most of our New Jersey-area students graduate? See the top five below.

  • Rutgers University (New Brunswick)
  • Rutgers University (Newark)
  • Montclair State University
  • Rutgers University (Camden)
  • The College of New Jersey



  • Some states, including New Jersey, require approval for international medical schools. Ross is proud to be approved in New Jersey.
  • The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners has approved Ross to offer clinical clerkship programs in New Jersey hospitals.
  • For more information, visit the Accreditation & Approvals page.

Meet Alumni in New Jersey


    Neurologist at RA Pain Services in New Jersey

    "I thank Ross University and my mentors along the way who have given me the opportunity, and who believed in me."


    Breast radiologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    "I attempt to see my patients and explain everything to them best as possible so they never feel uncomfortable coming to see me."

  • DR. RAMZAN ZAKIR, MD ('01)

    Director of Transradial Catheterization, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, NJ

    "Seeing the patient's and the family's appreciation for my efforts and outcomes is why I love being an interventional cardiologist."

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