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Library & Information Science Schools in New Jersey

176 Library Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Library & Information Science major is the 96th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in New Jersey

Library Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 163
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13

Gender Distribution

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

Library & Information Science Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 68.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Library & Information Science Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in New Jersey

There are 23,020 people in the state and 599,610 people in the nation working in library science jobs.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, library science grads earn an average of $67,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

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

It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Rutgers New Brunswick grads earn an average salary of $44,300.

Library & Information Science Careers in NJ

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Library Science Professors 12% $73,250
Archivists 8% $63,600
Managers 7% $127,510
Librarians 1% $64,320

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