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Special Education at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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Special Education at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

What traits are you looking for in a special ed school? To help you decide if Rutgers University - New Brunswick is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's special ed program.

Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has a total student population of 50,411.

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.

Rutgers New Brunswick Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Rutgers New Brunswick Special Education Rankings

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There were 0 student who received their doctoral degrees in special ed, making the school the #57 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Special Ed Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Special Education Master’s Program

90% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 83 students who earned a master's degree in Special Education from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2020-2021, 10% were men and 90% were women.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from Rutgers New Brunswick, 71% 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a master's in special ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 59
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

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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