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Sociology at New Jersey City University

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Sociology at New Jersey City University

If you are interested in studying sociology, 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 has a total student population of 7,550. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 53 students received a bachelor's degree in sociology from NJCU.

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

NJCU Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

NJCU Sociology Rankings

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

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 sociology major at NJCU 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Sociology Schools 196

Earnings of NJCU Sociology Graduates

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at NJCU is $29,868. This is less than $30,566, which is the national average of all sociology majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Sociology Student Demographics at NJCU

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

NJCU Sociology Bachelor’s Program

87% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 13% of sociology bachelor's degrees went to men and 87% went to women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% more racial-ethnic minorities in its sociology 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 sociology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

NJCU 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 New Jersey City 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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