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Schools Offering Math Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.4% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from math degree programs every year. Thus, New Jersey's 29 math schools put out approximately 820 math professionals each year.

Top Schools

Princeton University, which is located in Princeton, is the top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a math program. It received a ranking of 5th in the country in 2010. 64 students graduated with a degree in math from Princeton University in 2010. Tuition at Princeton University was $36,640 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey with a math program is Rutgers University-New Brunswick, which is located in New Brunswick. In 2010, it was ranked 17th nationwide. In 2010, 215 students graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick math program. The tuition rate at Rutgers University-New Brunswick was $12,582 per year.

The College of New Jersey, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a math program. It is located in Trenton. In 2010, The College of New Jersey graduated 32 students from its math programs. The College of New Jersey charged in-state students $13,293 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Jersey math school, average tuition will be $20,679 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,384 per year to $39,873 per year. In 2010, the math schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Drew University - located in Madison, students are charged $39,873 per year
  2. Stevens Institute of Technology - located in Hoboken, students are charged $39,816 per year
  3. Princeton University - located in Princeton, students are charged $36,640 per year

The following New Jersey math schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Essex County College - located in Newark, students are charged $3,384 per year
  2. Cumberland County College - located in Vineland, students are charged $3,840 per year
  3. New Jersey City University - located in Jersey City, students are charged $9,250 per year

A math degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

math graduates in New Jersey can go into a variety of professions such as computational scientist, statistician, and actuary. If you decide to work as a math professional in New Jersey, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,110 New Jersey math professional as of 2010. This number includes 1,110 mathematics professors, 240 computational scientists, and 640 statisticians. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of math professional work in the following counties:

  1. Essex County - 1,300 math professionals
  2. Middlesex County - 800 math professionals
  3. Mercer County - 270 math professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,250 math professionals will be working in New Jersey. This would require the number of math professional to grow by 11%.

Salary

On average, math professionals earn a salary of $95,428 per year in New Jersey state. In 2010, however, some New Jersey math professional earned as little as less than $34,040 per year or as much as more than $146,120 per year. On average math professional earn the most in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Middlesex County - $103,260 per year
  2. Essex County - $88,528 per year
  3. Mercer County - $87,653 per year

Math professionals in the following counties in New Jersey make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Burlington County - $71,280 per year
  2. Mercer County - $87,653 per year
  3. Essex County - $88,528 per year

On average, the highest paid math professionals in New Jersey were:

  1. Computational Scientist - $119,640 per year
  2. Actuary - $100,050 per year
  3. Statistician - $87,160 per year

The math professionals with lowest average salaries in New Jersey were:

  1. Statistician - $87,160 per year
  2. Mathematics Professor - $74,860 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Jersey statistics regarding a career in math. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as accounting or physics.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Math in New Jersey
  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in New Jersey
  • Master's Degree in Math in New Jersey
  • Doctoral Degree in Math in New Jersey

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Actuaries 1,120 $100,050 43.6%
2
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,110 $74,860 -9.0%
3
Statisticians 640 $87,160 0.0%
4
Mathematicians 240 $119,640
 

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