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General Education Schools in Florida

683 students earned Education degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 88th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 444
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 444
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 444
Bachelor’s Degree 179
Master’s Degree 47
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Post-Master’s Certificate 13

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 32.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.9%
  • White: 31.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
General Education Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Florida

1,770 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for General Education Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $74,190, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Florida that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
413 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,576 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.27 years. This private school has an average net price of $25,816. 100% of students get financical aid.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
30,061 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. Graduates earn an average $36,200 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

99% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UCF grads earn an average salary of $37,100. 90% of students get financical aid.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,977 Total Students

The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at FGCU. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,902 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

#6

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
10,912 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 23%. Graduates earn an average $35,900 after graduation.

#7

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
4,164 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
7,401 Total Students

An average student at Barry University will pay a net price of $17,937. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at Barry University. 32% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,207 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 61% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
140 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. 86% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 4% are considered full time.

General Education Careers in FL

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Education Professors 17% $63,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,526
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,039
Educational Administration 1,646
Special Education 888
Curriculum & Instruction 683
Other Education 669
Student Counseling 395
Instructional Media Design 185

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