Special Education at SUNY Cortland
SUNY Cortland is located in Cortland, New York and has a total student population of 6,832. Of the 1,739 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Cortland in 2021, 82 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.
SUNY Cortland Special Education Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed
- Master’s Degree in Special Ed
SUNY Cortland Special Education Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks special ed 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 special ed major at SUNY Cortland 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 Value Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||46|
|Most Popular Special Education Schools||69|
|Best Special Education Schools||78|
|Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools||257|
|Most Focused Special Education Master’s Degree Schools||278|
|Best Value Special Education Master’s Degree Schools||337|
How Much Do Special Ed Graduates from SUNY Cortland Make?
The median salary of special ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Cortland is $43,864. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 13% higher than the national average of $38,748 for all special ed bachelor's degree recipients.
Special Ed Student Demographics at SUNY Cortland
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at SUNY Cortland.
SUNY Cortland Special 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 special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
SUNY Cortland Special Education Master’s Program
Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from SUNY Cortland, 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 SUNY Cortland with a master's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
SUNY Cortland also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Teaching English or French
- Educational Administration
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Teacher Education Subject 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 NY, the home state for SUNY Cortland.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers||18,790||$77,840|
|Special Education Professors||17,420||$86,330|
|Middle School Special Education Teachers||10,970||$83,050|
|Special Education Preschool Teachers||4,860||$83,010|
|Interpreters and Translators||3,300||$68,940|
*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
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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