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Special Education at University of Delaware

Every special education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the special ed program at University of Delaware stacks up to those at other schools.

UD is located in Newark, Delaware and approximately 23,613 students attend the school each year.

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.

UD Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at UD

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? UD offers distance education options for special ed at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

UD Special Education Rankings

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Special Ed Student Demographics at UD

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

UD Special Education Master’s Program

89% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 36 students who earned a master's degree in Special Education from UD in 2020-2021, 11% were men and 89% were women.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from UD, 86% 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 University of Delaware with a master's in special ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 31
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 DE, the home state for University of Delaware.

Occupation Jobs in DE Average Salary in DE
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 1,090 $61,010
Special Education Professors 270 $64,680
Middle School Special Education Teachers 130 $67,430
Interpreters and Translators 50 $53,860


*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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