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Special Education at Wilmington University

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 Wilmington University stacks up to those at other schools.

Wilmington University is located in New Castle, Delaware and approximately 14,769 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.

Wilmington University Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at Wilmington University

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? Wilmington University offers distance education options for special ed at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Wilmington University 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 Wilmington University

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

Wilmington University Special Education Master’s Program

83% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 119 students who earned a master's degree in Special Education from Wilmington University in 2020-2021, 17% were men and 83% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in special ed each year. Wilmington University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 4% more men than average.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from Wilmington University, 82% 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 Wilmington University with a master's in special ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 98
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

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 Wilmington University.

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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