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General Education Schools in Pennsylvania

1,094 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Education major is the 49th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 869
Bachelor’s Degree 66
Post-Master’s Certificate 58
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 58
Associate’s Degree 58
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 43
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 43
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 43

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 75.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
General Education Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 2,690 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, education grads earn an average of $70,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 44 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

194 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $28,758. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

165 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

An average student at UPenn will pay a net price of $25,033. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. In their early career, UPenn grads earn an average salary of $71,600.

#3

La Salle University

Philadelphia
122 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,191 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $43,200 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,590.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,285 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 8.20% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
7,310 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Cal U grads earn an average salary of $32,300. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time.

#6

Gratz College

Melrose Park
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
332 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average.

#7

Holy Family University

Philadelphia
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,089 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Messiah University

Mechanicsburg
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
3,375 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $26,919. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#9

Cedar Crest College

Allentown
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,596 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 5.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,305 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,611 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,221. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

General Education Careers in PA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Education Professors 8% $63,530

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,828
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,006
Educational Administration 1,962
Special Education 1,781
Student Counseling 542
Curriculum & Instruction 427
Other Education 345
Instructional Media Design 342

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