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Special Education at New Jersey City University

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Special Education at New Jersey City University

What traits are you looking for in a special ed school? To help you decide if New Jersey City University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's special ed program.

NJCU is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and approximately 7,550 students attend the school each year.

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

NJCU Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at NJCU

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

NJCU does offer online education options in special ed for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

NJCU Special Education 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.

In 2021, 76 students received their master’s degree in special ed from NJCU. This makes it the #57 most popular school for special ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Special Ed Student Demographics at NJCU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at New Jersey City University.

NJCU Special Education Master’s Program

84% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 76 students who graduated with a master’s in special ed from NJCU in 2021, 16% were men and 84% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in special ed each year. NJCU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 3% more men than average.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from NJCU, 58% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the special ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Jersey City University with a master's in special ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 44
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

NJCU also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Special Ed Grads May Go Into

A degree in special ed 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 New Jersey City University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 12,110 $70,630
Middle School Special Education Teachers 6,850 $71,850
Special Education Professors 6,290 $75,970
Special Education Teachers 2,340 $65,380
Interpreters and Translators 540 $74,750


*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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