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Special Education at Rider University

If you are interested in studying special education, you may want to check out the program at Rider University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and approximately 4,636 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.

Rider Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Rider Special Education Rankings

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Special Ed Student Demographics at Rider

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

Rider Special Education Master’s Program

63% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 8 special ed majors earned their master's degree from Rider. Of these graduates, 38% were men and 63% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in special ed each year. Rider does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 25% more men than average.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from Rider, 100% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

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

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 Rider 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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