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Public Relations & Advertising Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 292 students earned their Public Relations degrees in NJ.

A Public Relations & Advertising major is the 69th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Relations & Advertising Majors in New Jersey

Public Relations majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 233
Master’s Degree 58
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a public relations major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Relations & Advertising Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public relations majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 9.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.9%
  • White: 71.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Public Relations & Advertising Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Relations & Advertising Grads in New Jersey

15,680 people in the state and 726,240 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public relations.

Public Relations & Advertising Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Public Relations & Advertising Jobs in New Jersey

Public Relations grads earn an average of $75,670 in the state and $69,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in New Jersey that offer public relations degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

#1

Rowan University

Glassboro
185 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,465 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, Rowan grads earn an average salary of $38,500. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $25,529.

#2

Rider University

Lawrenceville
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,824 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,200 a year. This private school has an average net price of $28,387.

#3

Seton Hall University

South Orange
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Seton Hall will pay a net price of $28,903. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,198 Total Students

87% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at William Paterson University.

#5

Monmouth University

West Long Branch
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
6,167 Total Students

The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at Monmouth. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,056 Total Students

The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at Kean. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,547. 90% of students get financical aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,856 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. In their early career, Brookdale Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,600. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
6,174 Total Students

In their early career, Ramapo College grads earn an average salary of $41,700. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at Ramapo College.

Public Relations & Advertising Careers in NJ

Some of the careers public relations majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Sports Entertainers and Performers 13% $0
Community Health Workers 13% $45,750
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 11% $137,140
Artist, Athlete, and Performer Agents and Business Managers 10% $74,290
Technical Writers 9% $80,230
Public Relations Specialists 9% $69,520
Communications Professors 8% $81,190
Advertising and Promotions Managers 6% $141,830
Editors -6% $69,550
Reporters and Correspondents -12% $52,560

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to public relations.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Communication & Media Studies 1,576
Journalism 295
Radio, TV & Digital Communication 143
Other Communication & Journalism 36

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