Theology Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 21 accredited theology schools where theology faculty who teach theology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of theology and theology training in New Jersey, which includes theology training at the following levels:

  • Theology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Theology
  • Bachelors degree in Theology
  • Masters degree in Theology
  • PhD degree in Theology


Schools

  1. Assumption College for Sisters

    350 Bernardsville Rd, Mendham, New Jersey 07945-2923

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  2. Beth Medrash Govoha

    617 6th St, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2754

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  3. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  4. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  5. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  6. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  7. Montclair State University

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

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  8. New Brunswick Theological Seminary

    17 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1107

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  9. Princeton Theological Seminary

    64 Mercer St, Princeton, New Jersey 08542-0803

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  10. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

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  11. Rabbinical College of America

    226 Sussex Ave, Morristown, New Jersey 07960

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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. Saint Peter's College

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

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  14. Seton Hall University

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

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

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  16. Talmudical Academy-New Jersey

    Adelphia Road, Adelphia, New Jersey 07710

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  17. Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

    One Plainfield Ave, Edison, New Jersey 08817

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  18. Somerset Christian College

    10 College Way, Zarephath, New Jersey 08890-9035

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  19. Bais Medrash Toras Chesed

    901 Monmouth Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701

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  20. Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok

    1391 North Ave, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208

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  21. Yeshiva Toras Chaim

    999 Ridge Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Theology Employment

New Jersey 1,350
National 64,070

Of all of the theology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Theology professionals In New Jersey

1,420 1,440 1,500 1,490 1,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of theology professionals is shrinking in New Jersey. 70 less theology professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This is slower than the trend for theology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of theology professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Theology VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$63,495 $66,190 $61,665 $64,250 $63,390
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to theology professionals are declining in New Jersey. In 2006 theology professionals made a mean salary of $63,495 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$34,190
25th percentile
$43,665
50th percentile
$58,470
75th percentile
$75,185
90th percentile
$100,250

This represents a decline in salaries of 0%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of theology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid theology professionals earning 193% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Jersey state.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Christian Counseling
$55,680
Ministry
$51,565
Theology
$63,390

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

Educational Trends

Theology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
1
bachelor
20
master
18
doctor
7
Certificate
5
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As the number of theology professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited theology schools in New Jersey state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,479 theology graduates from theology courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 1,646 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of theology school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 11%. Most of these graduates, or 39%, earned an bachelor's degree in theology.

Theology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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