Special Education at Kean University
Kean is located in Union, New Jersey and has a total student population of 14,064. Of the 2,562 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Kean University in 2021, 36 of them were special education majors.
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.
Kean Special Education Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed
- Master’s Degree in Special Ed
Kean Special Education Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the special ed progam at Kean compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The special ed major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Special Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||24|
|Best Value Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||45|
|Most Popular Special Education Graduate Certificate Schools||203|
|Best Value Special Education Schools||218|
Earnings of Kean Special Ed Graduates
The median salary of special ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $49,445. This is 28% higher than $38,748, which is the national average for all special ed bachelor's degree recipients.
Special Ed Student Demographics at Kean
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at Kean University.
Kean Special Education Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 22% more racial-ethnic minorities in its special ed bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Kean University with a bachelor's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||11|
Kean Special Education Master’s Program
In the special ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 32% of degree recipients. That is 4% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Kean University with a master's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||9|
|Hispanic or Latino||17|
Kean also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Educational Administration
- Student Counseling
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
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 NJ, the home state for Kean University.
|Occupation||Jobs in NJ||Average Salary in NJ|
|Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers||12,110||$70,630|
|Middle School Special Education Teachers||6,850||$71,850|
|Special Education Professors||6,290||$75,970|
|Special Education Teachers||2,340||$65,380|
|Interpreters and Translators||540||$74,750|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Daniel Collins under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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