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Geography & Cartography Schools in New Jersey

76 Geography students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Geography & Cartography is the 137th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in New Jersey

Geography majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 74
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 7.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.8%
  • White: 61.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Geography & Cartography Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in New Jersey

There are 18,620 people in the state and 479,240 people in the nation working in geography jobs.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, geography grads earn an average of $109,020. Nationwide, they make an average of $80,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in New Jersey that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Rowan University

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

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $25,529. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 35%.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $20,623.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,198 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. In their early career, William Paterson University grads earn an average salary of $34,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Geography & Cartography Careers in NJ

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Managers 7% $127,510
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 6% $88,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Political Science & Government 822
Economics 822
General Social Sciences 726
Sociology 639
International Relations & Security 200
Criminology 194
Anthropology 125
Other Social Sciences 58

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