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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 10,050 students earned their Liberal Arts degrees in NJ.

As a degree choice, Liberal Arts General Studies is the 1st most popular major in the 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’s Degree 8,512
Bachelor’s Degree 1,519
Master’s Degree 10
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.1%
  • White: 47.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 12.0%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in New Jersey

There are 2,670 people in the state and 183,750 people in the nation working in liberal arts jobs.

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a liberal arts grad in the state is $73,660, compared to a typical salary of $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
13,352 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,200 a year. A typical student attending Bergen Community College will pay a net price of $9,678. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

1,051 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,890 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,107. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it.

#3

Ocean County College

Toms River
1,035 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,176 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $12,026. Graduates earn an average $27,900 after graduation.

607 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,412 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,500. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $25,200 after graduation.

588 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,934 Total Students

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

525 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,642. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

466 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,675 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,850. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

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

99% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at FDU. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

391 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,130 Total Students

A typical student attending Rowan College at Gloucester County will pay a net price of $7,487. In their early career, Rowan College at Gloucester County grads earn an average salary of $27,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

322 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,408 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 35 to 1. 80% of students get financical aid.

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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