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General Education Schools in Connecticut

460 students earned Education degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Education major is the 37th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Connecticut

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 403
Post-Master’s Certificate 35
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 35
Associate’s Degree 22

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 74.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
General Education Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 660 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for General Education Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $84,030, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Connecticut that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $41,066. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at USJ. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,500 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,508.

#3

Post University

Waterbury
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
9,845 Total Students

The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Post University. 10% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $9,857.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.66 years. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 48% of the teachers are full time.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

A typical student attending UCONN will pay a net price of $21,588. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, UCONN grads earn an average salary of $46,400.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,485 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at University of Bridgeport will pay a net price of $22,961. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,642 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%. In their early career, WestConn grads earn an average salary of $35,700. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,902 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 9.60% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,456 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.20% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,089. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at Albertus Magnus.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,997 Total Students

27% of the teachers are full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $7,069.

General Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Education Professors 4% $75,890

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to education.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Teacher Education Grade Specific 802
Educational Administration 489
Teacher Education Subject Specific 462
Special Education 448
Curriculum & Instruction 194
Student Counseling 158
Instructional Media Design 78
Other Education 36

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