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Fire Protection at New Jersey City University

If you plan to study fire protection, take a look at what New Jersey City University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NJCU is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and has a total student population of 7,550. In 2021, 25 fire protection majors received their bachelor's degree from NJCU.

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

NJCU Fire Protection Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection

NJCU Fire Protection Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks fire protection programs across the country. The following shows how NJCU performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The fire protection major at NJCU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Fire Protection. 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.

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Earnings of NJCU Fire Protection Graduates

The median salary of fire protection students who receive their bachelor's degree at NJCU is $32,493. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $73,459 for all fire protection students.


Fire Protection Student Demographics at NJCU

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

NJCU Fire Protection Bachelor’s Program

4% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 25 fire protection students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from NJCU, about 96% were men and 4% were women.


About 76% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in fire protection at NJCU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Fire Protection Grads May Go Into

A degree in fire protection 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
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Firefighters 5,590 $76,530
Fire Fighting Supervisors 1,600 $115,590
Fire Inspectors 1,190 $55,890


*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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