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Special Education Schools in Nebraska

308 students earned Special Ed degrees in Nebraska in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Special Education is the 24th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 192
Master’s Degree 114
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 89.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Special Education Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Nebraska

There are 3,740 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Nebraska

Special Ed grads earn an average of $57,870 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Nebraska that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
25,820 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,200 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,431 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,511. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,327 Total Students

In their early career, UNK grads earn an average salary of $34,200. This public school has an average net price of $16,603. Most students complete their degree in 4.64 years.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,633 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at WSC.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,424 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
2,448 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $14,234. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,008 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. An average student at Doane Crete will pay a net price of $24,555.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,095 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. In their early career, NWU grads earn an average salary of $37,300.

#7

Hastings College

Hastings
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,080 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.30% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
2,114 Total Students

The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at Peru State. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,823.

Special Education Careers in NE

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 15% $38,670
Special Education Professors 7% $58,820
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $56,330
Special Education Preschool Teachers 6% $52,540
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 6% $57,480
Special Education Teachers 0% $59,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Teacher Education Grade Specific 906
Educational Administration 668
Teacher Education Subject Specific 556
Curriculum & Instruction 533
Student Counseling 180
General Education 71
Teaching English or French 65
Educational Assessment 25

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