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Business Administration & Management Schools in New Jersey

9,332 Business Administration students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In terms of popularity, Business Administration & Management is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in New Jersey

Business Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,605
Master’s Degree 2,407
Associate Degree 2,090
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 160
Post-Master’s Certificate 160
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 22
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 22
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 22
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 22
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 22

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a business administration major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business administration majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.1%
  • Black or African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.4%
  • White: 46.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.6%
  • Other Races: 9.3%

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in New Jersey

248,590 people in the state and 9,785,040 in the nation are employed in jobs related to business administration.


Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, business administration grads earn an average of $124,130. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,110.


There are 10 colleges in New Jersey that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

899 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
21,005 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. A typical student attending Montclair State will pay a net price of $17,381. 82% of students get financical aid.

878 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
13,231 Total Students

The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at Rutgers Newark. This public school has an average net price of $15,996. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

474 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
9,893 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $21,404. The full-time teacher rate is 48%.


Monmouth University

West Long Branch
454 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,674 Total Students

In their early career, Monmouth grads earn an average salary of $51,158. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.


Rowan University

375 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
19,678 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%. 52% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,699 a year.

361 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,076 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 2.60% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $54,962 after graduation.

354 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,495 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $55,659 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

342 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
14,064 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,191. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.


Seton Hall University

South Orange
312 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
9,814 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,071 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.09 years. This private school has an average net price of $32,634.

298 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,411 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. A typical student attending Rutgers New Brunswick will pay a net price of $23,035. The student loan default rate is 2.60% which is lower than average.

Business Administration & Management Careers in NJ

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 19% $82,240
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 13% $111,750
Cost Estimators 12% $69,960
Management Analysts 11% $97,860
Artist, Athlete, and Performer Agents and Business Managers 11% $74,290
Logisticians 10% $78,620
Construction Managers 10% $131,130
General and Operations Managers 10% $140,130
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $166,190
Administrative Services Managers 8% $118,540
Purchasing Managers 8% $150,840
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $161,450
Sales Managers 8% $149,770
Managers 7% $127,510
Industrial Production Managers 6% $120,960
Retail Sales Supervisors 5% $47,940
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 4% $60,830
Chief Executives -6% $208,000

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business administration.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Accounting 2,155
Finance & Financial Management 1,382
Marketing 872
Human Resource Management 823
Management Sciences & Methods 763
Business & Commerce 676
Hospitality Management 215
Management Information Systems 197

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