Special Education at SUNY Old Westbury
SUNY Old Westbury is located in Old Westbury, New York and approximately 5,007 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 35 special ed majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Old Westbury.
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 Old Westbury Special Education Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed
- Master’s Degree in Special Ed
SUNY Old Westbury Special Education Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks special ed programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Old Westbury performed in these rankings.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The special ed major at SUNY Old Westbury 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.
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Earnings of SUNY Old Westbury Special Ed Graduates
The median salary of special ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Old Westbury is $46,821. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 21% higher than the national average of $38,748 for all special ed bachelor's degree recipients.
Special Ed Student Demographics at SUNY Old Westbury
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at SUNY Old Westbury.
SUNY Old Westbury Special Education Bachelor’s Program
About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in special ed at SUNY Old Westbury are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% more racial-ethnic minorities in its special ed bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Old Westbury with a bachelor's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
SUNY Old Westbury Special Education Master’s Program
Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from SUNY Old Westbury, 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 SUNY Old Westbury with a master's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
SUNY Old Westbury also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
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 Old Westbury.
|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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