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Liberal Arts Schools in New Jersey

There are 39 schools in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts programs. 9,727 students graduated with degrees from New Jersey liberal arts schools in 2010. 8,195 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 1,501 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 8,793 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from liberal arts programs. Out of those, seven students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 8,195 with an associate's level degree, 1,501 with a bachelor's level degree, and 24 with a master's level degree.

39 liberal arts schools are in this state. And of these, while 27 schools are public, 12 schools are private. Tuition at a private liberal arts school varies from $26,176 to $39,873, while public liberal arts school tuition varies from $4,883 to $12,364.

Average tuition for programs in liberal arts is $22,200. The lowest tuition in New Jersey, which is $4,883 per year, is at Thomas Edison State College, while the highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $39,873 every year, is at Drew University.

Liberal arts schools in New Jersey offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

On average, 8,793 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from liberal arts programs. Out of those, seven students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 8,195 with an associate's level degree, 1,501 with a bachelor's level degree, and 24 with a master's level degree.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 10
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 5137
  • Associate 2007: 5505
  • Associate 2008: 6459
  • Associate 2009: 7071
  • Associate 2010: 8195
  • Bachelor 2006: 1082
  • Bachelor 2007: 1240
  • Bachelor 2008: 1368
  • Bachelor 2009: 1352
  • Bachelor 2010: 1501
  • Master 2006: 44
  • Master 2007: 28
  • Master 2008: 31
  • Master 2009: 31
  • Master 2010: 24

Liberal Arts Program Availability in New Jersey

New Jersey schools offer a total of 59 programs in liberal arts. Of these programs, about 47.5% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in New Jersey

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 28
  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 5

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44960
  • 25th Percentile: 61140
  • Median: 78370
  • 75th Percentile: 94240
  • 90th Percentile: 117830

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40310
  • 25th Percentile: 52480
  • Median: 68030
  • 75th Percentile: 89130
  • 90th Percentile: 113250

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38670
  • 25th Percentile: 49480
  • Median: 67220
  • 75th Percentile: 91290
  • 90th Percentile: 115560

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67340
  • Median Salary 2007: 68180
  • Median Salary 2008: 67970
  • Median Salary 2009: 70080
  • Median Salary 2010: 78370
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64170
  • Median Salary 2007: 66890
  • Median Salary 2008: 63810
  • Median Salary 2009: 63130
  • Median Salary 2010: 68030
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 440
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65190
  • Median Salary 2007: 67540
  • Median Salary 2008: 68060
  • Median Salary 2009: 67740
  • Median Salary 2010: 67220
  • Total Employed 2006: 1980
  • Total Employed 2007: 2030
  • Total Employed 2008: 2290
  • Total Employed 2009: 2050
  • Total Employed 2010: 1930

New Jersey vs National Liberal Arts Employment

New Jersey vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in New Jersey: 2.777% (2780)

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1. Drew University

36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 7940
(973) 408-3000

Drew University is located in the suburbs of Madison, New Jersey and it offers one liberal arts program. It is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in New Jersey.

2. Centenary College

400 Jefferson St
Hackettstown, NJ 7840
(908) 852-1400

Centenary College is in the suburbs of Hackettstown, New Jersey. Centenary offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, it offers one associate's level liberal arts degree to students and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in liberal arts.

3. Hudson County Community College

70 Sip Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 7306
(201) 714-7100

Hudson County Community College offers one program in liberal arts and it is located in the suburbs of Jersey City, New Jersey. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. Warren County Community College

475 Rte 57 W
Washington, NJ 07882-4343
(908) 835-9222

Warren County Community College is in Washington, NJ. This college offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, students are offered one liberal arts certificate by this college and one liberal arts degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the seventh largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

5. Sussex County Community College

One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 7860
(973) 300-2100

Sussex County Community College is in the suburbs of Newton, New Jersey and this college offers one program in liberal arts. It is a public 2-year institution.

6. Thomas Edison State College

101 W State St
Trenton, NJ 08608-1176
(609) 984-1100

Thomas Edison State College, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Trenton, NJ. It offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers one associate's level liberal arts degree to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. 18,736 students seek degrees in 43 programs at this school, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

7. Assumption College for Sisters

350 Bernardsville Rd
Mendham, NJ 07945-2923
(973) 543-6528x228

Assumption College for Sisters is in Mendham, New Jersey, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in liberal arts.

8. Passaic County Community College

One College Blvd
Paterson, NJ 07505-1179
(973) 684-6800

Passaic County Community College is located in the suburbs of Paterson, New Jersey and it offers one program in liberal arts. 9,548 students seek degrees in 19 Passaic County Community College programs, overall.

9. Felician College

262 S Main St
Lodi, NJ 7644
(201) 559-6000

Felician College offers three liberal arts programs. Out of those, this school offers two associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students and one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts. It is located in the suburbs of Lodi, New Jersey. It is the second largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

10. Salem Community College

460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069-2799
(856) 299-2100

Salem Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, it offers students one certificate in liberal arts and one associate's level degree in liberal arts. It is located in Carneys Point, New Jersey, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 1,506 students seek degrees in 24 programs at this public college, overall.

11. Essex County College

303 University Ave
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 877-3000

Essex County College is in the center of Newark and it offers one program in liberal arts. Overall, 13,424 students seek degrees in 44 Essex County College programs.

12. The County College of Morris

214 Center Grove Rd
Randolph, NJ 07869-2086
(973) 328-5000

The County College of Morris is in the suburbs of Randolph, New Jersey and this college offers one liberal arts program. Overall, 8,705 students pursue degrees in 31 programs at this community college.

13. Brookdale Community College

765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738-1597
(732) 224-2345

Brookdale Community College is located in the suburbs of Lincroft, New Jersey. It offers two liberal arts programs. Out of those, this community college offers one certificate in liberal arts to students and one associate's level degree in liberal arts. This large college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

14. Atlantic Cape Community College

5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ 08330-2699
(609) 625-1111

Atlantic Cape Community College, which is very close to Mays Landing, New Jersey, is in a rural setting and it offers one liberal arts program. 7,655 students seek degrees in 17 Atlantic Cape Community College programs, overall.

15. Middlesex County College

2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08818-3050
(732) 548-6000

Middlesex County College is located in the suburbs of Edison, New Jersey and it offers one liberal arts program. This big college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts programs.

16. Seton Hall University

400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079-2697
(973) 761-9000

Seton Hall University is located in the suburbs of South Orange, New Jersey. SHU offers two programs in liberal arts. SHU offers students two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

17. Ocean County College

College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754-2001
(732) 255-0400

Ocean County College offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two associate's level liberal arts degrees by it. This college is located in the suburbs of Toms River, New Jersey. 10,367 students pursue degrees in 28 Ocean County College programs, overall. This community college ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of New Jersey.

18. Ramapo College of New Jersey

505 Ramapo Valley Rd
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680
(201) 684-7500x7500

Ramapo College of New Jersey is in the suburbs of Mahwah, New Jersey. It offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts by Ramapo and one master's level degree in liberal arts. 6,008 students seek degrees in 40 programs at this liberal arts college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

19. Gloucester County College

1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 8080
(856) 468-5000

Gloucester County College is in the suburbs of Sewell, New Jersey and it offers one program in liberal arts. Overall, 6,609 students pursue degrees in 33 Gloucester County College programs.

20. Rutgers University - Camden

406 Penn
Camden, NJ 8102
(856) 225-6095

Rutgers University-Camden is near the center of the city. It offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, Rutgers offers students one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in liberal arts. It is a public 4-year institution.

21. Mercer County Community College

1200 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550-3407
(609) 586-4800

Mercer County Community College offers one program in liberal arts and it is in West Windsor, New Jersey, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

22. Raritan Valley Community College

118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ 8876
(908) 526-1200

Raritan Valley Community College, which is only a few miles from Branchburg, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in liberal arts. 8,484 students pursue degrees in 54 Raritan Valley Community College programs, overall.

23. The Stevens Institute of Technology

Castle Point On Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030-5991
(201) 216-5000

The Stevens Institute of Technology is located in the suburbs of Hoboken, New Jersey and it offers one liberal arts program. Overall, 5,629 students pursue degrees in 78 Stevens Institute of Technology programs.

24. Bergen Community College

400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652-1595
(201) 447-7200

Bergen Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. More specifically, it offers students one liberal arts certificate and one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts. It is located in the suburbs of Paramus, New Jersey. This college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. This community college is the largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

25. Rider University

2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
(609) 896-5000

Rider University offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level liberal arts degree by this university and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. It is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, New Jersey. It is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey. This medium-sized university is the third oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in liberal arts.

26. Rowan University

201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 8028
(856) 256-4000

Rowan University is in the suburbs of Glassboro, New Jersey and Rowan offers one program in liberal arts. It is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

27. Monmouth University

400 Cedar Ave
West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898
(732) 571-3400

Monmouth University is located in the suburbs of West Long Branch, New Jersey. Monmouth offers two programs in liberal arts. More specifically, students are offered one liberal arts degree at the associate's level by MU and one degree at the master's level in liberal arts. It is a 4-year research institution.

28. Kean University

1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083-0411
(908) 737-5326

Kean University is in the suburbs of Union, New Jersey and it offers one program in liberal arts. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this research university is the largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

29. Camden County College

College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 8012
(856) 227-7200

Camden County College offers one program in liberal arts and it is in the suburbs of Blackwood, New Jersey. This large college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

30. Cumberland County College

3322 College Drive
Vineland, NJ 08362-1500
(856) 691-8600

Cumberland County College offers one program in liberal arts and it is located in Vineland, New Jersey, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 4,291 students pursue degrees in 32 programs at this medium-sized college.

31. Saint Peter's College

2641 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07306-5997
(201) 761-6000

Saint Peter's College offers two liberal arts programs. It offers two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level to students. It is located in the suburbs of Jersey City, New Jersey. 3,010 students pursue degrees in 57 Saint Peter's College programs, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts programs.

32. Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan

1000 River Rd
Teaneck, NJ 7666
(201) 692-2000

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, FDU offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts and two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level. This research university is located in the suburbs of Teaneck, New Jersey. It is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

33. Georgian Court University

900 Lakewood Ave
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697
(732) 987-2200

Georgian Court University is in the suburbs of Lakewood, New Jersey and this university offers one liberal arts program. 2,885 students seek degrees in 46 Georgian Court University programs, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in liberal arts.

34. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Jim Leeds Rd
Pomona, NJ 08240-0195
(609) 652-1776

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is in Pomona, New Jersey, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in liberal arts. Stockton is one of 38 public post-secondary institutions in New Jersey.

35. Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham

285 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 7940
(973) 443-8500

Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham is in the suburbs of Madison, New Jersey. It offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level liberal arts degrees by it. FDU is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

36. Rutgers University - Newark

249 University Avenue- Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 353-1766

Rutgers University-Newark is in the center of Newark and it offers one liberal arts program. This university is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey. This university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of New Jersey.

37. Burlington County College

601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068-1599
(609) 894-9311

Burlington County College offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, this college offers students one liberal arts certificate and one associate's level liberal arts degree. This public college, which is very close to Pemberton, New Jersey, is located in a rural area. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the third biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

38. Montclair State University

1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07043-1624
(973) 655-4000

Montclair State University is located in the suburbs of Montclair, New Jersey and this university offers one liberal arts program. 18,402 students seek degrees in 118 Montclair programs, overall. This university is the second largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering liberal arts.

39. Union County College

1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016-1599
(908) 709-7000

Union County College is located in the suburbs of Cranford, New Jersey and it offers one program in liberal arts. This college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey.

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