Montclair State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Montclair State University ranks better than 51% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Montclair State University ranks better than only 50% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Montclair State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Montclair State University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Montclair State University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Montclair Bachelor's Degrees

Montclair ranks higher than 51% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 66% $21,500 $51,928 66%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 22% $25,000 $36,848 22%
Anthropology 43% $25,000 $25,774 43%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 37% $27,000 $31,314 37%
Biology, General 53% $22,750 $29,374 53%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 51% $21,571 $43,218 51%
Chemistry 93% Not Reported $48,823 93%
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22% Not Reported $25,194 22%
Communication and Media Studies 72% $22,500 $37,145 72%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 37% $25,000 $52,524 37%
Dance 29% $27,000 $19,891 29%
Design and Applied Arts 42% $26,000 $33,565 42%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 40% $26,899 $22,116 40%
Economics 21% $24,000 $39,909 21%
English Language and Literature, General 68% $23,615 $32,124 68%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 67% $24,500 $31,954 67%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 5% $26,000 $18,315 5%
Fine and Studio Arts 54% $24,439 $26,739 54%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 85% $23,500 $38,289 85%
Geography and Cartography 98% Not Reported $50,856 98%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31% $20,500 $33,993 31%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 31% $23,250 $27,822 31%
History 49% $24,273 $30,672 49%
Journalism 15% Not Reported $26,896 15%
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 46% $25,000 $33,281 46%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 52% $20,000 $33,138 52%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 46% $23,999 $28,816 46%
Mathematics 33% $23,000 $41,007 33%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 40% $23,250 $34,206 40%
Music 61% $27,000 $29,685 61%
Philosophy 42% Not Reported $28,598 42%
Political Science and Government 51% $25,000 $35,594 51%
Psychology, General 38% $21,750 $28,541 38%
Public Health 54% $27,000 $35,416 54%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 56% $25,000 $32,284 56%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 71% $19,500 $36,848 71%
Social Work 10% $26,000 $26,585 10%
Sociology 46% $22,250 $32,035 46%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 87% $25,000 $42,905 87%

Salary Scores for Montclair Master's Degrees

Montclair ranks higher than 75% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 91% Not Reported $69,338 91%
Biology, General 60% Not Reported $53,358 60%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 80% $40,902 $89,613 80%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 85% $32,354 $56,716 85%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 69% $42,000 $59,124 69%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 14% Not Reported $59,124 14%
Education, General 66% $25,430 $53,930 66%
Educational Administration and Supervision 85% $30,500 $70,241 85%
English Language and Literature, General 97% Not Reported $56,415 97%
Fine and Studio Arts 87% Not Reported $41,193 87%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 70% Not Reported $52,107 70%
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 38% $30,750 $48,432 38%
Music 97% $41,000 $54,661 97%
Public Health 46% $41,000 $52,941 46%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 82% Not Reported $52,107 82%
Social Work 89% $30,938 $52,607 89%
Special Education and Teaching 67% $22,500 $53,567 67%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 61% $41,000 $46,589 61%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 80% $20,250 $57,047 80%

Salary Scores for Montclair Doctoral Degrees

Montclair ranks higher than 33% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 33% Not Reported $71,015 33%

Montclair State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Duchana Gille 12/25/2019

Montclair State University offers many majors among Biological Sciences. I was apart of the Health Careers Program (HCP), an undergraduate program for minority students, who come from disadvantaged backgrounds, and are highly motivated and academically capable, with expressed interest in becoming health care practitioners.This program develops strong character, discipline, and integrity in their students. If anyone applying to Montclair State University is a minority interested in medical school, dentistry... Read More

Elizabeth 6/25/2019

I attended Montclair State University and received a bachelor's of arts degree in psychology. Montclair is a wonderful school that offers many opportunities. I entered Montclair as an English major and was actually planning on becoming a teacher, but I decided to change my major after taking an Introduction to Psychology course. The process of changing my major at Montclair was easy and everyone who works in the College of Humanities and Social Services office is helpful and supportive in the process. The... Read More