Education at SUNY Cortland
SUNY Cortland is located in Cortland, New York and approximately 6,832 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,739 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Cortland in 2021, 528 of them were education majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.
SUNY Cortland Education Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education
- Master’s Degree in Education
Online Classes Are Available at SUNY Cortland
If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.
SUNY Cortland does offer online education options in education for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
SUNY Cortland Education Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks education programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Cortland performed in these rankings.
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 education major at SUNY Cortland is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for 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.
|Most Focused Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||10|
|Most Popular Education Schools||85|
|Most Focused Education Schools||85|
|Best Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||134|
|Most Focused Education Graduate Certificate Schools||158|
|Most Popular Education Graduate Certificate Schools||176|
|Best Value Education Master’s Degree Schools||558|
Education Student Demographics at SUNY Cortland
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at SUNY Cortland.
SUNY Cortland Education Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Cortland with a bachelor's in education.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||17|
|Hispanic or Latino||52|
SUNY Cortland Education Master’s Program
Of the students who received a education master's degree from SUNY Cortland, 93% 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 SUNY Cortland with a master's in education.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
SUNY Cortland also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Education
Education majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from SUNY Cortland. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||313|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||187|
|Teaching English or French||23|
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Communication & Journalism
- Social Sciences
Careers That Education Grads May Go Into
A degree in education 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 SUNY Cortland.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Elementary School Teachers||82,590||$83,010|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Middle School Teachers||39,950||$83,490|
|Self-Enrichment Education Teachers||31,840||$56,060|
*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 Publicganda under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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