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General Education at SUNY Empire State College

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General Education at SUNY Empire State College

If you plan to study general education, take a look at what SUNY Empire State College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

SUNY Empire is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and approximately 10,440 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 102 education majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Empire.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Education section at the bottom of this page.

SUNY Empire General Education Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at SUNY Empire

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.

For those who are interested in distance learning, SUNY Empire does offer online courses in education for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree

SUNY Empire General Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks education programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Empire 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 Empire is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online General Education Associate’s Degree Schools 4
Most Popular Online General Education Schools 7
Most Popular General Education Associate’s Degree Schools 24

Education Student Demographics at SUNY Empire

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at SUNY Empire State College.

SUNY Empire General Education Associate’s Program

96% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 4% of education associate's degrees went to men and 96% went to women.

SUNY Empire Gender Breakdown of General Education Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in education at SUNY Empire are white. Around 65% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree. SUNY Empire does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in education graduates 3% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Empire State College with a associate's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Education Majors at SUNY Empire State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

SUNY Empire General Education Bachelor’s Program

96% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 102 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in education from SUNY Empire in 2019, 4% were men and 96% were women.

SUNY Empire Gender Breakdown of General Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 62% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at SUNY Empire are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 2% more racial-ethnic minorities in its education bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Empire State College with a bachelor's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Education Majors at SUNY Empire State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 63
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

SUNY Empire also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 Empire State College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Education Professors 5,590 $88,580

References

*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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