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Applied Mathematics Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 256 students earned their Applied Math degrees in NJ.

An Applied Mathematics major is the 73rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Applied Mathematics Majors in New Jersey

Applied Math majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 157
Bachelor’s Degree 66
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 24
Post-Master’s Certificate 24
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

Applied Mathematics Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 19.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 62.9%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Applied Mathematics Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Applied Mathematics Grads in New Jersey

There are 20,200 people in the state and 671,020 people in the nation working in applied math jobs.

Applied Mathematics Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Applied Mathematics Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a applied math grad in the state is $106,100, compared to a typical salary of $100,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in New Jersey that offer applied math degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

175 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
6,929 Total Students

The 0.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of the teachers are full time. 99% of students get financical aid.

#2

Princeton University

Princeton
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
8,374 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $9,749. The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years.

#3

Seton Hall University

South Orange
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,800 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Seton Hall will pay a net price of $28,903. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,423 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.80% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at NJIT.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,451 Total Students

The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at Rutgers Newark. This public school has an average net price of $12,888. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,934 Total Students

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

#7

Bloomfield College

Bloomfield
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
1,685 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year.

#8

Monmouth University

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

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years.

Applied Mathematics Careers in NJ

Some of the careers applied math majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Mathematicians 38% $111,910
Statisticians 30% $112,180
Actuaries 20% $101,280
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $166,190
Mathematical Science Professors 8% $81,790
Financial Specialists 8% $77,080
Financial Analysts 6% $94,070
Economists 0% $87,590
Biological Scientists 0% $81,880

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Mathematics 724
Statistics 185
Other Statistics 21

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