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Sociology at Montclair State University

If you are interested in studying sociology, you may want to check out the program at Montclair State University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Montclair State is located in Montclair, New Jersey and has a total student population of 21,005. In 2021, 42 sociology majors received their bachelor's degree from Montclair State.

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

Montclair State Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

Montclair State Sociology Rankings

The sociology major at Montclair State is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Sociology. 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 Sociology Graduates

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Montclair State is $30,874. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 1% higher than the national average of $30,566 for all sociology bachelor's degree recipients.


Sociology Student Demographics at Montclair State

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

Montclair State Sociology Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 42 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Montclair State in 2020-2021, 29% were men and 71% were women. The typical sociology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% men. So male students are more repesented at Montclair State since its program graduates 4% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Sociology Grads May Go Into

A degree in sociology 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
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Sociology Professors 480 $94,620
Sociologists 40 $106,470


*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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