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International Relations & Security in New Jersey

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International Relations & Security Schools in New Jersey

200 International Relations students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An International Relations & Security major is the 89th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of International Relations & Security Majors in New Jersey

International Relations majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 108
Master’s Degree 69
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 14
Post-Master’s Certificate 14
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

International Relations & Security Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.5%
  • Black or African American: 9.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.5%
  • White: 42.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.0%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
International Relations & Security Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for International Relations & Security Grads in New Jersey

19,010 people in the state and 484,390 in the nation are employed in jobs related to international relations.

International Relations & Security Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for International Relations & Security Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, international relations grads earn an average of $138,820. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,300.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in New Jersey that offer international relations degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Seton Hall University

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

Graduates earn an average $44,800 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,903.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $38,200 after graduation.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
7,686 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 44% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it.

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

A typical student attending Rutgers Newark will pay a net price of $12,888. In their early career, Rutgers Newark grads earn an average salary of $44,300. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.


Drew University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,263 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 61%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.


Rider University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,824 Total Students

In their early career, Rider grads earn an average salary of $41,200. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.30%.

International Relations & Security Careers in NJ

Some of the careers international relations majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Managers 7% $127,510
Political Science Professors 6% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Political Science & Government 822
Economics 822
General Social Sciences 726
Sociology 639
Criminology 194
Anthropology 125
Geography & Cartography 76
Other Social Sciences 58

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