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General Social Sciences at Montclair State University

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General Social Sciences at Montclair State University

What traits are you looking for in a social sciences school? To help you decide if Montclair State University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's social sciences program.

Montclair State is located in Montclair, New Jersey and has a total student population of 21,005.

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

Montclair State General Social Sciences Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences

Montclair State General Social Sciences Rankings

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Social Sciences Student Demographics at Montclair State

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

Montclair State General Social Sciences Master’s Program

63% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The social sciences program at Montclair State awarded 16 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 38% of these degrees went to men with the other 63% going to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 30% men graduate in social sciences each year. Montclair State does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 7% more men than average.


Of the students who received a social sciences master's degree from Montclair State, 63% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Social Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in social sciences 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
Statisticians 1,230 $116,090
Survey Researchers 480 $76,040
Social Scientists 460 $88,350


*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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