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Special Education at University of North Dakota

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Special Education at University of North Dakota

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 North Dakota stacks up to those at other schools.

UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota and approximately 13,615 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.

UND Special Education Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Special Ed (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at UND

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

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

UND Special Education 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.

Special Ed Student Demographics at UND

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

UND Special Education Master’s Program

90% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 126 students who earned a master's degree in Special Education from UND in 2020-2021, 10% were men and 90% were women.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from UND, 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 North Dakota with a master's in special ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 108
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

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 ND, the home state for University of North Dakota.

Occupation Jobs in ND Average Salary in ND
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 570 $56,660
Special Education Professors 350 $58,220
Middle School Special Education Teachers 180 $67,050
Interpreters and Translators 140 $35,250
Special Education Preschool Teachers 80 $56,640


*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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