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Elementary Education Schools in New Jersey

527 Elementary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Elementary Education major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in New Jersey

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 374
Master’s Degree 121
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 27
Post-Master’s Certificate 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.9%
  • White: 66.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Elementary Education Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in New Jersey

There are 41,600 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $70,660. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in New Jersey that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

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

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 44%.

#2

Rider University

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $41,200 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 44%.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,056 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,547.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

#5

Seton Hall University

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

94% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 98% of students get financical aid.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,452 Total Students

An average student at Saint Peter's College will pay a net price of $12,412. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
2,458 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. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,344.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,189 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,967. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

#9

Centenary University

Hackettstown
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,117. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,900 a year.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
2,004 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.63 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,100 a year.

Elementary Education Careers in NJ

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 2% $67,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Teacher Education 358
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 144
Teacher Development & Methodology 130
Early Childhood Education 96
Secondary Education 89
Adult & Continuing Education 25

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