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General Education Schools in Missouri

530 students earned Education degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Education major is the 43rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 251
Bachelor’s Degree 197
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 52
Associate’s Degree 26
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 17.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 70.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
General Education Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Missouri

There are 1,160 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for General Education Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $78,320, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Missouri that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
3,357 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Southwest Baptist University grads earn an average salary of $28,600. 48% of the teachers are full time.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
16,441 Total Students

The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at UMSL. A typical student attending UMSL will pay a net price of $10,880. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

#3

Webster University

Saint Louis
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,406 Total Students

In their early career, Webster grads earn an average salary of $33,700. The student loan default rate is 4.80% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,863 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
7% Graduation Rate
1,716 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 5.60 years.

#6

Fontbonne University

Saint Louis
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,290 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time.

#6

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 63%. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
15,852 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $27,427. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#9

Rockhurst University

Kansas City
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,145 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,973. 100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 57%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
5,292 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,708. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.28 years.

#9

Park University

Parkville
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
11,415 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $16,185. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Park University. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,800 a year.

General Education Careers in MO

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Education Professors 18% $69,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,496
Educational Administration 1,483
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,076
Curriculum & Instruction 493
Special Education 470
Student Counseling 452
Other Education 336
Instructional Media Design 158

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