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Special Education at Fordham University

If you plan to study special education, take a look at what Fordham University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Fordham U is located in Bronx, New York and approximately 16,364 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Special Education section at the bottom of this page.

Fordham U Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Fordham U Special Education Rankings

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In 2021, 67 students received their master’s degree in special ed from Fordham U. This makes it the #66 most popular school for special ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Special Ed Student Demographics at Fordham U

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at Fordham University.

Fordham U Special Education Master’s Program

88% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 67 students who earned a master's degree in Special Education from Fordham U in 2020-2021, 12% were men and 88% were women.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from Fordham U, 66% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the special ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fordham University with a master's in special ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 44
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Fordham U also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Special Ed Grads May Go Into

A degree in special ed can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Fordham University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 18,790 $77,840
Special Education Professors 17,420 $86,330
Middle School Special Education Teachers 10,970 $83,050
Special Education Preschool Teachers 4,860 $83,010
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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