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General Education Schools in New York

567 students earned Education degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 113th most popular major in the state out of a total 335 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 357
Master’s Degree 152
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Associate’s Degree 26
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.1%
  • White: 44.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 27.5%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
General Education Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in New York

5,590 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for General Education Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $88,580, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 35 colleges in New York that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Niagara University

Niagara University
135 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,763 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,290.

#2

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs
128 Degrees in Major Awarded
17% Graduation Rate
10,424 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#3

Adelphi University

Garden City
64 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,146 Total Students

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Adelphi. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#4

Colgate University

Hamilton
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,969 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 49% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,700 a year.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,803 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,900 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $34,472. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#6

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
9,031 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
2,241 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. 85% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
2,494 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $22,563.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
11,817 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.92 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 93%. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,503 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,090. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

#9

Le Moyne College

Syracuse
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,356 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 51% of the teachers are full time.

General Education Careers in NY

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Education Professors 18% $76,060

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5,104
Teacher Education Subject Specific 5,022
Special Education 3,798
Educational Administration 3,091
Teaching English or French 1,069
Student Counseling 945
Teaching Assistant/Aide 586
Multilingual Education 443

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