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General Education Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 999 students earned their Education degrees in VA.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 38th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 849
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 111
Bachelor’s Degree 35
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 7.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 74.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
General Education Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Virginia

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Virginia

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Virginia that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
257 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,751 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,400 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 63% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years.

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,313. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 62%.

#4

Liberty University

Lynchburg
114 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.49 years to complete their degree at Liberty University. An average student at Liberty University will pay a net price of $27,883.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,727 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,483. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,316 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at GMU.

#7

Longwood University

Farmville
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,911 Total Students

The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Longwood. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,207. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Shenandoah University

Winchester
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,817 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
9,335 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,400 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,707. 86% of students get financical aid.

#10

Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Beach
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,437 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,800 a year. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate.

General Education Careers in VA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,582
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,379
Educational Administration 1,340
Curriculum & Instruction 1,191
Special Education 1,103
Student Counseling 702
Other Education 239
Teaching English or French 107

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