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Liberal Arts General Studies at Montclair State University

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Liberal Arts General Studies at Montclair State University

If you plan to study liberal arts general studies, 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 approximately 21,005 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,771 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Montclair State University in 2021, 72 of them were liberal arts general studies majors.

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

Montclair State Liberal Arts General Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts

Montclair State Liberal Arts General Studies Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The liberal arts major at Montclair State is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Liberal Arts General Studies. 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 Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 1,031
Most Focused Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 1,617

How Much Do Liberal Arts Graduates from Montclair State Make?

The median salary of liberal arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at Montclair State is $29,231. This is less than $32,253, which is the national average of all liberal arts majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Liberal Arts Student Demographics at Montclair State

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

Montclair State Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Program

69% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 72 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts General Studies from Montclair State in 2020-2021, 31% were men and 69% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% more racial-ethnic minorities in its liberal arts 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 liberal arts.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 28
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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

Careers That Liberal Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in liberal arts 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
Professors 2,670 $73,660


*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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