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Ethnic Studies at Rutgers University - Newark

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Ethnic Studies at Rutgers University - Newark

If you plan to study ethnic studies, take a look at what Rutgers University - Newark has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and approximately 13,231 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 8 ethnic studies majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Newark.

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

Rutgers Newark Ethnic Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnic Studies

Rutgers Newark Ethnic Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the ethnic studies progam at Rutgers Newark 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 ethnic studies major at Rutgers Newark is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Ethnic 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 175
Most Popular Ethnic Studies Schools 236
Most Focused Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 263

Earnings of Rutgers Newark Ethnic Studies Graduates

The median salary of ethnic studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $23,314. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $29,213 for all ethnic studies students.


Ethnic Studies Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the ethnic studies majors at Rutgers University - Newark.

Rutgers Newark Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 8 ethnic studies students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Rutgers Newark, about 13% were men and 88% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 43% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ethnic 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 - Newark with a bachelor's in ethnic studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Ethnic Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in ethnic 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 - Newark.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Interpreters and Translators 540 $74,750


*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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