Public Administration Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 16 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration training in New Jersey, which includes public administration training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Public Administration
  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration
  • PhD degree in Public Administration


Schools

  1. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  2. County College of Morris

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

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  3. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  4. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  5. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  6. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  7. Monmouth University

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

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  8. New Jersey Institute of Technology

    University Heights, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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  11. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  12. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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

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

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

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

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

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  15. Seton Hall University

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

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus

    100 Town Square Pl, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310-1756

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Public Administration Employment

New Jersey 4,240
National 391,290

Approximately 1% of the country's public administration professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In New Jersey

5,640 5,130 4,680 4,350 4,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public administration professionals is shrinking in New Jersey. In 2010 there were 1,400 less public administration professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 25% in four years. This is faster than the trend for public administration professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$90,688 $97,480 $98,010 $100,340 $98,095
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of public administration professionals is declining, the salaries earned by public administration professionals are increasing. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $90,688 per year, and in 2010 they made $98,095 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$58,520
25th percentile
$71,308
50th percentile
$84,096
75th percentile
$92,506
90th percentile
$101,757

Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 30% pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public administration in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Business Administration
$116,543
Business Management
$126,438
Criminal Justice
$58,336
Political Science
$86,730
Public Administration
$98,095
Social Work
$55,102
Sociology
$75,790

In New Jersey, public administration professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
3
bachelor
5
master
13
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total23

As the number of public administration professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited public administration schools in New Jersey state is increasing. In 2006 there were 762 public administration graduates from public administration courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 894 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 17%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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