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History at Montclair State University

If you plan to study history, take a look at what Montclair State University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Montclair State is located in Montclair, New Jersey and has a total student population of 21,005. Of the 3,771 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Montclair State University in 2021, 66 of them were history majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.

Montclair State History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History

Montclair State History Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how Montclair State performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The history major at Montclair State is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused History Schools 511

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in history from Montclair State. This is the #343 most popular school for history master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Montclair State History Graduates

The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at Montclair State is $26,388. This is less than $28,881, which is the national average of all history majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


History Student Demographics at Montclair State

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Montclair State University.

Montclair State History Bachelor’s Program

35% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 66 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in history from Montclair State in 2021, 65% were men and 35% were women.


About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at Montclair State are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% more racial-ethnic minorities in its history bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Montclair State University with a bachelor's in history.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 37
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Montclair State also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Montclair State University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Managers 18,370 $138,820
History Professors 750 $91,270
Curators 120 $75,750
Historians 80 $76,320


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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