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Special Education Schools in North Dakota

172 students earned Special Ed degrees in North Dakota in the 2018-2019 year.

A Special Education major is the 23rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in North Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 144
Bachelor’s Degree 17
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in ND Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 83.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.7%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Special Education Majors in ND Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in North Dakota

There are 1,320 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ND

Wages for Special Education Jobs in North Dakota

Special Ed grads earn an average of $56,660 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,847 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,189 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, MSU grads earn an average salary of $36,900. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at MSU.


University of Mary

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,796 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. 96% of the teachers are full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
1,184 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,233. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Mayville State University. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Special Education Careers in ND

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title ND Job Growth ND Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 15% $32,170
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 11% $53,320
Special Education Professors 9% $56,720
Middle School Special Education Teachers 8% $61,540
Special Education Teachers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in ND
Teacher Education Grade Specific 498
Teacher Education Subject Specific 374
Educational Administration 179
Student Counseling 56
Educational Assessment 20
Teaching English or French 14
General Education 13
Instructional Media Design 9

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