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Special Education Schools in Maine

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

A Special Education major is the 42nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 52
Post-Master’s Certificate 20
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 20
Bachelor’s Degree 20
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 86.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
Special Education Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Maine

There are 2,560 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Maine

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $51,980. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Maine that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,561 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,388. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. A typical student attending University of Southern Maine will pay a net price of $12,180. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,930 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,987 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $26,405. In their early career, Saint Joseph's Maine grads earn an average salary of $39,900. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,406 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,094. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

Special Education Careers in ME

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 10% $46,390
Middle School Special Education Teachers -2% $57,320
Special Education Professors -2% $51,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Teacher Education Grade Specific 509
Educational Administration 217
Teacher Education Subject Specific 197
General Education 152
Student Counseling 35
Teaching English or French 25
Curriculum & Instruction 19
Instructional Media Design 16

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