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General Education Schools in Minnesota

In 2019-2020, 2,191 students earned their Education degrees in MN.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,720
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 302
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 302
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 302
Bachelor’s Degree 82
Associate Degree 53
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 13.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 63.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 14.1%
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Jobs for General Education Grads in Minnesota

There are 1,120 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

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Wages for General Education Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, education grads earn an average of $74,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

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There are 24 colleges in Minnesota that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
1,735 Degrees in Major Awarded
49,695 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

286 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,152 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average. 22% of the teachers are full time.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
7,259 Total Students

The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

#4

Hamline University

Saint Paul
83 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,113 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 55%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,866.

#5

Capella University

Minneapolis
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,930 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 14%. In their early career, Capella University grads earn an average salary of $43,000.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
3,814 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. An average student at Bethel University Minnesota will pay a net price of $25,191. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
7,106 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 63%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
968 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. The student loan default rate of 0.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 85%.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
10,275 Total Students

In their early career, UMN Duluth grads earn an average salary of $38,500. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average.

#10

Century College

White Bear Lake
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,203 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,808. The student loan default rate of 9.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

General Education Careers in MN

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Education Professors 4% $68,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,003
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,632
Educational Administration 1,264
Special Education 810
Other Education 646
Curriculum & Instruction 477
Student Counseling 349
Teaching English or French 269

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