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Special Education Schools in Delaware

121 Special Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Special Education major is the 32nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Delaware

Special Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 116
Bachelor’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

In Delaware, a special ed major is more popular with women than with men.

Special Education Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of special ed majors in Delaware is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 70.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 14.0%
Special Education Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Delaware

There are 1,590 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Delaware

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $61,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Delaware that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Wilmington University

New Castle
77 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
14,786 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.75 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
24,120 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,127. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,700 a year.


Wesley College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
1,351 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. In their early career, Wesley College grads earn an average salary of $30,200.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,586 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Special Education Careers in DE

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Special Education Professors 7% $63,360
Special Education Teachers 7% $0
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 6% $59,230
Interpreters and Translators 0% $53,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Teacher Education Grade Specific 479
Educational Administration 190
Teacher Education Subject Specific 137
Curriculum & Instruction 124
General Education 113
Instructional Media Design 76
Student Counseling 67
Teaching English or French 7

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