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General Education Schools in District of Columbia

68 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 94th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 26
Bachelor’s Degree 21
Master’s Degree 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 42.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.2%
  • White: 19.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.9%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
General Education Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in District of Columbia

1,850 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for General Education Jobs in District of Columbia

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in District of Columbia that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,244 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at University of the District of Columbia.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,782 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 27%. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

Georgetown University

Washington
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,204 Total Students

In their early career, Georgetown grads earn an average salary of $65,200. 53% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%.

#4

Gallaudet University

Washington
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,557 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. 96% of students get financical aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,956 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

#5

Howard University

Washington
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,139 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. 78% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

General Education Careers in DC

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Education Professors 11% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Educational Administration 341
Teacher Education Grade Specific 179
Special Education 136
International Education 74
Student Counseling 69
Teaching English or French 43
Teacher Education Subject Specific 38
Other Education 38

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View Nationwide General Education Report

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