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Information Science Schools in New Jersey

754 IS students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Information Science is the 35th most popular major in the state out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in New Jersey

IS majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 527
Master’s Degree 221
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 28.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.9%
  • White: 28.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.6%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Information Science Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in New Jersey

35,480 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Information Science Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $123,370, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in New Jersey that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

415 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Rutgers New Brunswick. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. 55% of the teachers are full time.

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,423 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. A typical student attending NJIT will pay a net price of $18,696.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
9,621 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $20,399. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $41,700 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,451 Total Students

The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,888.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,871 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at FDU. The full-time teacher rate is 27%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
960 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,538. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Information Science Careers in NJ

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Computer and Information Research Scientists 11% $124,240
Computer Science Professors 8% $94,150
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $161,450
Computer Workers 7% $99,500
Systems Software Developers 6% $121,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Computer Information Systems 2,718
Computer Science 722
Computer Systems Networking 552
Computer Programming 156
Information Technology 145
Computer Software Applications 79
Computer Systems Analysis 29
Other Computer Sciences 13

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