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Geological & Earth Sciences at New Jersey City University

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Geological & Earth Sciences at New Jersey City University

If you plan to study geological and earth sciences, 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, 6 geology majors received their bachelor's degree from NJCU.

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

NJCU Geological & Earth Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology

NJCU Geological & Earth Sciences Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The geology major at NJCU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Geological & Earth Sciences. 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
Most Focused Geological & Earth Sciences Schools 242
Most Popular Geological & Earth Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 260
Most Popular Geological & Earth Sciences Schools 293

Geology Student Demographics at NJCU

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

NJCU Geological & Earth Sciences Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 6 geology majors earned their bachelor's degree from NJCU. Of these graduates, 50% were men and 50% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 78% more racial-ethnic minorities in its geology 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 geology.

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

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

Careers That Geology Grads May Go Into

A degree in geology 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
Geoscientists 220 $98,050
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 110 $101,940
Hydrologists 90 $109,910


*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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