Political Science Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 22 accredited political science schools where political science faculty who teach political science classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in political science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Political Science
  • Masters degree in Political Science
  • PhD degree in Political Science


Schools

  1. Bloomfield College

    467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

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  2. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  3. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  4. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  5. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  6. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  7. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  8. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  9. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  10. Monmouth University

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

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  11. Montclair State University

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

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  12. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

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  13. Ramapo College of New Jersey

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

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  14. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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  15. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  16. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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

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

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

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

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

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  19. Seton Hall University

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

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  21. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  22. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Political Science Employment

New Jersey 390
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In New Jersey

360 350 380 400 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, political science is a growing field. In 2010 there were 30 more political science professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has grown by 8% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for political science professionals which shows a 14% increase in the number of political science professionals working around the nation.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$77,200 $83,910 $87,620 $89,200 $86,730
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of political science professionals is growing, the salaries paid to political science professionals are increasing in New Jersey. Political science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $77,200 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $86,730 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$42,520
25th percentile
$59,110
50th percentile
$81,370
75th percentile
$107,340
90th percentile
$135,130

Thus, political science professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Jersey state, within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid political science professionals earn 218% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Communications
$53,457
International Business
$107,918
Political Science
$86,730
Public Administration
$98,095

Political science professionals in New Jersey earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
0
bachelor
22
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total30

As the number of political science professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 22 accredited political science schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In New Jersey, there were 983 graduates in 2006. And there were 946 graduates from political science courses in 2010.

This represents a 4% decrease in the number of political science degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. Most of these graduates, or 73%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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