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General Education Schools in New Jersey

798 students earned Education degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Education major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 374
Associate’s Degree 265
Bachelor’s Degree 68
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 65
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 16
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 10

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.5%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
General Education Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in New Jersey

1,400 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for General Education Jobs in New Jersey

Education grads earn an average of $88,870 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in New Jersey that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,007 Total Students

A typical student attending Montclair State will pay a net price of $19,949. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,489 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,987.

#3

Monmouth University

West Long Branch
107 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
5,953 Total Students

An average student at Monmouth will pay a net price of $29,632. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
2,411 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Georgian Court. Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,953 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public school has an average net price of $7,487. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,142 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,642. 54% of students get financical aid.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,497 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,200 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,272.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,233 Total Students

An average student at Saint Peter's College will pay a net price of $12,412. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#9

Rowan University

Glassboro
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,500 a year. 49% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,989 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

General Education Careers in NJ

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Education Professors 7% $78,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,369
Educational Administration 932
Teacher Education Subject Specific 869
Special Education 735
Student Counseling 457
Other Education 89
Instructional Media Design 67
Teaching English or French 39

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