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Special Education at Salve Regina University

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Special Education at Salve Regina University

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

Salve Regina is located in Newport, Rhode Island and approximately 2,823 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 students received a bachelor's degree in special ed from Salve Regina.

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.

Salve Regina Special Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed

Salve Regina Special Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the special ed progam at Salve Regina 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

Salve Regina ranked #22 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for special ed majors. It is also ranked as the #2 school in Rhode Island.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Special Education 22
Highest Paid Special Education Graduates 36
Best Value Colleges for Special Education 70
Best Special Education Colleges for Veterans 78
Most Focused Colleges for Special Education 82
Most Popular Colleges for Special Education 186

How Much Do Special Ed Graduates from Salve Regina Make?

The median salary of special ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at Salve Regina is $39,000. This is 7% higher than $36,400, which is the national average for all special ed bachelor's degree recipients.


Special Ed Student Demographics at Salve Regina

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

Salve Regina Special Education Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 14 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Special Education from Salve Regina in 2018-2019, 0% were men and 100% were women.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Special Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 86% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in special ed at Salve Regina are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at Salve Regina University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 RI, the home state for Salve Regina University.

Occupation Jobs in RI Average Salary in RI
Special Education Teachers 690 $81,180
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 430 $70,720
Special Education Professors 310 $74,600
Middle School Special Education Teachers 240 $70,990
Interpreters and Translators 110 $50,380


*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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