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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in New Jersey

10,421 Liberal Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

A Liberal Arts General Studies major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in New Jersey

Liberal Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate Degree 8,892
Bachelor’s Degree 1,494
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 17
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 17
Master’s Degree 14
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 4
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Black or African American: 11.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.3%
  • White: 49.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 11.2%
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Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in New Jersey

2,670 people in the state and 183,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to liberal arts.

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Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in New Jersey

Liberal Arts grads earn an average of $73,660 in the state and $76,990 nationwide.

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There are 41 colleges in New Jersey that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,736 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,409 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,200 a year.

1,051 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,316 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $7,618. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,600 a year.

#3

Ocean County College

Toms River
1,035 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,480 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,243. 60% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

607 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,298 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,245. 19% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Union County College grads earn an average salary of $25,200.

588 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,495 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,200 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average.

525 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,084 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. A typical student attending Middlesex County College will pay a net price of $6,649. The student loan default rate is 9.40% which is lower than average.

466 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,122 Total Students

71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

413 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
7,479 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.28 years. An average student at FDU will pay a net price of $15,147. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

391 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,369 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,913. 100% of the teachers are full time. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

322 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,039 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,309. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in NJ

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Professors 11% $62,670

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