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Economics at Montclair State University

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Economics at Montclair State University

If you plan to study economics, 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, 79 of them were economics majors.

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

Montclair State Economics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

Montclair State Economics Rankings

The economics major at Montclair State is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Economics. 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.

Earnings of Montclair State Economics Graduates

The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at Montclair State is $38,025. This is less than $45,868, which is the national average of all economics majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Economics Student Demographics at Montclair State

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

Montclair State Economics Bachelor’s Program

33% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 79 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in economics from Montclair State in 2021, 67% were men and 33% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 22% more racial-ethnic minorities in its economics 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 economics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 30
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

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

Careers That Economics Grads May Go Into

A degree in economics 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
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 19,330 $87,210
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Survey Researchers 480 $76,040
Economics Professors 340 $117,220
Economists 180 $100,500


*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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