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General Physical Sciences in New Jersey

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General Physical Sciences Schools in New Jersey

133 students earned Physical Science degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, General Physical Sciences is the 109th most popular major out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Physical Sciences Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 133

Gender Distribution

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

General Physical Sciences Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 31.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.6%
  • White: 23.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.8%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
General Physical Sciences Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Physical Sciences Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 29,140 people employed in jobs related to a physical science degree, compared to 1,111,830 nationwide.

General Physical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for General Physical Sciences Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, physical science grads earn an average of $76,390. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in New Jersey that offer physical science degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. A typical student attending Middlesex County College will pay a net price of $8,642. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 54% of students receive it.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,496 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,755. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.


Rowan University

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

The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $25,529. The full-time teacher rate is 49%.

General Physical Sciences Careers in NJ

Some of the careers physical science majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $166,190
High School Teachers 2% $74,700

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to physical science.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Chemistry 421
Physics 290
Geological & Earth Sciences 119
Astronomy & Astrophysics 46
Materials Sciences 23
Atmospheric Sciences 15
Other Physical Science 1

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