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General Education Schools in Washington

535 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 47th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 310
Bachelor’s Degree 209
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.0%
  • White: 62.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
General Education Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Washington

1,150 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $72,280, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Washington that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,970 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 79% of the teachers are full time.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,321 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 25%.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
605 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. Graduates earn an average $33,500 after graduation.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,354 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,688 Total Students

The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,563 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,633 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,150.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,155 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 4% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $21,425.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
2,666 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Puget Sound. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%.

General Education Careers in WA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Education Professors 20% $65,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4,218
Teacher Education Subject Specific 567
Educational Administration 451
Special Education 238
Student Counseling 167
Curriculum & Instruction 136
Teaching English or French 136
Other Education 38

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