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General Education Schools in Rhode Island

82 students earned Education degrees in Rhode Island in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 74th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 38
Bachelor’s Degree 29
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 7.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.3%
  • White: 63.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 11.0%
General Education Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Rhode Island

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

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for General Education Jobs in Rhode Island

Education grads earn an average of $79,080 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Rhode Island that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,777 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


Brown University

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,257 Total Students

60% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. 90% of the teachers are full time.


Rhode Island College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,766 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,860 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $36,142. Graduates earn an average $42,600 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

General Education Careers in RI

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Education Professors 7% $75,530

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Teacher Education Grade Specific 316
Teacher Education Subject Specific 175
Special Education 150
Educational Administration 74
Student Counseling 50
Other Education 47
Teaching English or French 37
Multilingual Education 9

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