Top elementary education programs in New Jersey

Advanced degrees in elementary education equip teachers with additional knowledge and skills to better teach elementary-aged students in subjects like math, English, history, and more. These are the top elementary education programs in the U.S. Read more about our ranking methodology here.

Our master’s in elementary education rankings cover 208 of the 279 universities available, accounting for 87% of total student conferrals. Three years after completing their degree, graduates earn a weighted average salary of $49,054.

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#1 in New Jersey | #17 in Elementary education nationally

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, New Jersey

Economic score: 0.27

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $61,464

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $11,800

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $20,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.33

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in New Jersey | #26 in Elementary education nationally

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Economic score: 0.30

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $57,959

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $8,295

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $20,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.35

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#3 in New Jersey | #50 in Elementary education nationally

Drew University

Madison, New Jersey

Economic score: 0.37

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $52,217

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $2,553

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $20,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.39

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#4 in New Jersey | #76 in Elementary education nationally

Kean University

Union, New Jersey

Economic score: 0.41

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $59,517

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $9,853

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $29,253

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.49

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#5 in New Jersey | #86 in Elementary education nationally

The College of New Jersey

Ewing, New Jersey

Economic score: 0.44

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $50,662

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $998

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $22,581

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.45

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.