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History at New Jersey City University

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

NJCU is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and approximately 7,550 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 28 history majors received their bachelor's degree from NJCU.

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

NJCU History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History

NJCU History Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at NJCU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The history major at NJCU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. 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
Best Value History Schools 152
Best History Schools 166

Earnings of NJCU History Graduates

The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at NJCU is $36,958. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 28% higher than the national average of $28,881 for all history bachelor's degree recipients.


History Student Demographics at NJCU

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

NJCU History Bachelor’s Program

46% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 54% of history bachelor's degrees went to men and 46% went to women. The typical history bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% women. So female students are more repesented at NJCU since its program graduates 4% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 55% more racial-ethnic minorities in its history bachelor's program 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 bachelor's in history.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history 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
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Managers 18,370 $138,820
History Professors 750 $91,270
Curators 120 $75,750
Historians 80 $76,320


*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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