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Special Education Schools in Louisiana

102 students earned Special Ed degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Special Education is the 99th most popular major in the state out of a total 253 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 38
Post-Master’s Certificate 30
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 30
Bachelor’s Degree 29
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 85.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 2.0%
Special Education Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Louisiana

9,770 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $50,300. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
11,081 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,453 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,909 Total Students

In their early career, Louisiana Tech grads earn an average salary of $35,400. This public school has an average net price of $9,839. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
14,298 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. In their early career, Southeastern grads earn an average salary of $31,500.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
3,164 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,835. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,000 a year.

#6

McNeese State University

Lake Charles
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,647 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,788. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
8,151 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at UNO. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,541.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
30,983 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,428. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Louisiana State University grads earn an average salary of $40,200.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
3,231 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,900 a year. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
17,123 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time.

Special Education Careers in LA

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 11% $36,370
Special Education Teachers 9% $56,070
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $50,350
Special Education Professors 7% $51,750
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 7% $49,700
Special Education Preschool Teachers 6% $48,970

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,117
Teacher Education Subject Specific 779
Educational Administration 476
Curriculum & Instruction 209
Student Counseling 207
General Education 136
Other Education 45
Teaching English or French 6

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