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General Education Schools in New Jersey

798 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 32nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 374
Associate’s Degree 265
Bachelor’s Degree 68
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 65
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 16
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 10

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.5%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
General Education Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in New Jersey

There are 1,400 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for General Education Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $88,870, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in New Jersey that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

A typical student attending Montclair State will pay a net price of $19,949. 81% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 35%.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,856 Total Students

51% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#3

Monmouth University

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

Graduates earn an average $41,300 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
2,458 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 5.20% which is lower than average.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,130 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,487. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,100 a year.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

54% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,480 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,200 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,272.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,452 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#9

Rowan University

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,934 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Cumberland County College grads earn an average salary of $25,200. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,736.

General Education Careers in NJ

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Education Professors 7% $78,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,369
Educational Administration 932
Teacher Education Subject Specific 869
Special Education 735
Student Counseling 457
Other Education 89
Instructional Media Design 67
Teaching English or French 39

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