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Area Studies at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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Area Studies at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

If you are interested in studying area studies, you may want to check out the program at Rutgers University - New Brunswick. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has a total student population of 50,411. In 2021, 12 area studies majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers New Brunswick.

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Area Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Area Studies

Rutgers New Brunswick Area Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the area studies progam at Rutgers New Brunswick 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 area studies major at Rutgers New Brunswick is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Area Studies. 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 Rutgers New Brunswick Area Studies Graduates

The median salary of area studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $24,706. This is less than $30,421, which is the national average of all area studies majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Area Studies Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the area studies majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Rutgers New Brunswick Area Studies Bachelor’s Program

42% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 12 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Area Studies from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2020-2021, 58% were men and 42% were women. The typical area studies bachelor's degree program is made up of only 40% men. So male students are more repesented at Rutgers New Brunswick since its program graduates 19% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% more racial-ethnic minorities in its area studies bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in area studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Rutgers New Brunswick also has a doctoral program available in area studies. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Area Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in area studies 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ


*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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