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Special Education Schools in Kansas

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

In this state, Special Education is the 28th most popular major out of a total 272 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 389
Post-Master’s Certificate 44
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 44
Bachelor’s Degree 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 79.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
Special Education Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Kansas

In this state, there are 3,600 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Kansas

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $54,340. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Kansas that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,552 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,200 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,908 Total Students

In their early career, FHSU grads earn an average salary of $34,000. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
5,877 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,166. 98% of students get financical aid.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,645 Total Students

A typical student attending Pitt State will pay a net price of $13,910. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,342 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,818 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#7

Baker University

Baldwin City
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,595 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 17%. In their early career, Baker grads earn an average salary of $43,600. An average student at Baker will pay a net price of $21,618.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
21,719 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,450. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,512 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,029. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

#10

Benedictine College

Atchison
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,158 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. An average student at Benedictine College will pay a net price of $23,767. In their early career, Benedictine College grads earn an average salary of $32,700.

Special Education Careers in KS

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 13% $34,820
Special Education Teachers 6% $68,500
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 6% $53,160
Special Education Preschool Teachers 6% $53,730
Special Education Professors 4% $52,660
Middle School Special Education Teachers 4% $52,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,663
Teacher Education Subject Specific 795
Educational Administration 580
General Education 383
Curriculum & Instruction 274
Student Counseling 236
Instructional Media Design 179
Teaching English or French 70

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