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Homeland Security Schools in New Jersey

217 students earned Homeland Security degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Homeland Security is the 82nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in New Jersey

Homeland Security majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 124
Master’s Degree 49
Associate’s Degree 37
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 5
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Post-Master’s Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Homeland Security Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 7.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.9%
  • White: 59.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.5%
Homeland Security Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 29,510 people employed in jobs related to a homeland security degree, compared to 866,300 nationwide.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, homeland security grads earn an average of $87,300. Nationwide, they make an average of $76,990.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in New Jersey that offer homeland security degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
7,991 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $12,841. Most students complete their degree in 4.97 years.

#2

Monmouth University

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

It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,632. 99% of students get financical aid.

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

It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. 27% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 7.60% which is lower than average.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,856 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,987.

#4

Rowan University

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

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. 49% of the teachers are full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $8,642.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,480 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,272. In their early career, PCCC grads earn an average salary of $22,200. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,934 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,200 a year.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

53% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#10

Rider University

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

This private school has an average net price of $28,387. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Homeland Security Careers in NJ

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 13% $81,100
Professors 11% $62,670
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 8% $58,100
Managers 7% $127,510
Emergency Management Directors -3% $95,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Criminal Justice & Corrections 3,558
Other Homeland Security 154
Fire Protection 82

View all majors related to Homeland Security

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