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General Education Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 728 students earned their Education degrees in WI.

A General Education major is the 35th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 256
Master’s Degree 249
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 173
Post-Master’s Certificate 50
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 50

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 79.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 2.3%
General Education Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Wisconsin

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

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for General Education Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $77,990, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Wisconsin that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.30% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,300 a year. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. In their early career, Wisconsin grads earn an average salary of $45,000.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
8,770 Total Students

71% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.

#4

Edgewood College

Madison
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,190 Total Students

In their early career, Edgewood grads earn an average salary of $39,500. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,340. The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
8,566 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. The student loan default rate is 9.30% which is lower than average.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,955 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,419. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,035 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,013.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,086 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $14,192.

#9

Beloit College

Beloit
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,877.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

In their early career, UW - Whitewater grads earn an average salary of $35,900. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UW - Whitewater. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

General Education Careers in WI

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Education Professors 5% $73,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,431
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,071
Educational Administration 995
Special Education 485
Curriculum & Instruction 228
Student Counseling 216
Teaching Assistant/Aide 91
Education Philosophy 69

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