Liberal Arts Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 46 accredited liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty who teach liberal arts classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts training in New Jersey, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Assumption College for Sisters

    350 Bernardsville Rd, Mendham, New Jersey 07945-2923

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  2. Atlantic Cape Community College

    5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699

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  3. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  4. Bloomfield College

    467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

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  5. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  6. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  7. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  8. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  9. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  10. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  11. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  12. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  13. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  14. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  15. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  16. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  17. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  18. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  19. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  20. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  21. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  22. Mercer County Community College

    1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407

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  23. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

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  24. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  25. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  26. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  27. Passaic County Community College

    One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

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  28. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

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  29. Ramapo College of New Jersey

    505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1680

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  30. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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  31. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  32. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. Saint Peter's College

    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

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  35. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  36. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  38. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  39. Stevens Institute of Technology

    Castle Point On Hudson, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030-5991

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  40. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  41. Thomas Edison State College

    101 W State St, Trenton, New Jersey 08608-1176

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  42. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  43. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  44. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  45. Warren County Community College

    475 Rte 57 W, Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343

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  46. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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Cities

  1. Liberal Arts Schools in Jersey City, NJ3 Schools
  2. Liberal Arts Schools in Madison, NJ2 Schools
  3. Liberal Arts Schools in Newark, NJ2 Schools
  4. Liberal Arts Schools in Wayne, NJ1 Schools
  5. Liberal Arts Schools in Pemberton, NJ1 Schools
  6. Liberal Arts Schools in Paterson, NJ1 Schools
  7. Liberal Arts Schools in Camden, NJ1 Schools
  8. Liberal Arts Schools in Lodi, NJ1 Schools
  9. Liberal Arts Schools in Pomona, NJ1 Schools
  10. Liberal Arts Schools in Paramus, NJ1 Schools
  11. Liberal Arts Schools in Mays Landing, NJ1 Schools
  12. Liberal Arts Schools in Teaneck, NJ1 Schools
  13. Liberal Arts Schools in Vineland, NJ1 Schools
  14. Liberal Arts Schools in Lincroft, NJ1 Schools
  15. Liberal Arts Schools in Princeton, NJ1 Schools
  16. Liberal Arts Schools in West Long Branch, NJ1 Schools
  17. Liberal Arts Schools in Trenton, NJ1 Schools
  18. Liberal Arts Schools in Bloomfield, NJ1 Schools
  19. Liberal Arts Schools in Hackettstown, NJ1 Schools
  20. Liberal Arts Schools in Lakewood, NJ1 Schools
  21. Liberal Arts Schools in Cranford, NJ1 Schools
  22. Liberal Arts Schools in Newton, NJ1 Schools
  23. Liberal Arts Schools in Toms River, NJ1 Schools
  24. Liberal Arts Schools in Hoboken, NJ1 Schools
  25. Liberal Arts Schools in Randolph, NJ1 Schools
  26. Liberal Arts Schools in Edison, NJ1 Schools
  27. Liberal Arts Schools in Montclair, NJ1 Schools
  28. Liberal Arts Schools in Washington, NJ1 Schools
  29. Liberal Arts Schools in New Brunswick, NJ1 Schools
  30. Liberal Arts Schools in South Orange, NJ1 Schools
  31. Liberal Arts Schools in Union, NJ1 Schools
  32. Liberal Arts Schools in Mendham, NJ1 Schools
  33. Liberal Arts Schools in Morristown, NJ1 Schools
  34. Liberal Arts Schools in Blackwood, NJ1 Schools
  35. Liberal Arts Schools in Mahwah, NJ1 Schools
  36. Liberal Arts Schools in Glassboro, NJ1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

New Jersey 1,930
National 69,880

Of all of the liberal arts professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In New Jersey

1,980 2,030 2,290 2,050 1,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of liberal arts is shrinking. In New Jersey, 50 less liberal arts professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of liberal arts has shrunk by 3% in New Jersey. This is slower than the trend for liberal arts professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% between 2006 and 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$67,660 $73,360 $75,470 $76,680 $73,500
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of liberal arts professionals is declining, the salaries earned by liberal arts professionals are increasing. The mean salary for liberal arts professionals in 2006 was $67,660 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,500 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$38,670
25th percentile
$49,480
50th percentile
$67,220
75th percentile
$91,290
90th percentile
$115,560

Thus, liberal arts professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 199% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in New Jersey

English
$63,380
History
$65,380
Liberal Arts
$73,500
Math
$95,428
Music
$32,040

Liberal arts professionals in New Jersey earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
28
bachelor
38
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
5
Total79

The number of students graduating from the 46 accredited liberal arts schools in New Jersey is increasing. In 2006, 6,395 students graduated from liberal arts courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 7,806 students graduated.

This represents a 22% increase in the number of liberal arts degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. 48% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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