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General Education Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 384 students earned their Education degrees in NJ.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 18th most popular major in the 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
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: 5.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.4%
  • White: 69.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 10.9%
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 10 colleges in New Jersey that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%. 81% of students get financical aid.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
2,458 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.20% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Georgian Court. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

#3

Monmouth University

West Long Branch
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
6,167 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,300 after graduation. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

29 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.

#5

Rowan University

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

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

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

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

#7

Drew University

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

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Drew will pay a net price of $26,359. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.

0 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.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,934 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $46,200 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $27,026. In their early career, TCNJ grads earn an average salary of $49,200.

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
Educational Administration 932
Teacher Education Grade Specific 572
Special Education 553
Student Counseling 457
Teacher Education Subject Specific 340
Other Education 80
Instructional Media Design 62
Teaching English or French 39

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