Special Education Schools in Oregon
In 2018-2019, 270 students earned their Special Ed degrees in OR.
As a degree choice, Special Education is the 56th most popular major in the state.
Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Oregon
Special Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||9|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||9|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||9|
|Award Taking 2 to 4 Years||6|
|Award Taking 1 to 2 Years||6|
In Oregon, a special ed major is more popular with women than with men.
The racial distribution of special ed majors in Oregon is as follows:
- Asian: 3.7%
- Black or African American: 2.2%
- Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
- White: 70.4%
- Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
- Other Races: 11.9%
Jobs for Special Education Grads in Oregon
In this state, there are 5,470 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.
Wages for Special Education Jobs in Oregon
Special Ed grads earn an average of $76,880 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.
Most Popular Special Education Programs in OR
There are 9 colleges in Oregon that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:
Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, UO grads earn an average salary of $35,600.
Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at Portland State University.
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year.
Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,300 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.
The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average. 63% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.
This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.
This private institution charges an average net price of $19,916. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.
The full-time teacher rate is 55%. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at University of Portland. The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.
The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 51%. In their early career, Lewis and Clark College grads earn an average salary of $32,100.
Special Education Careers in OR
Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:
|Job Title||OR Job Growth||OR Median Salary|
|Interpreters and Translators||13%||$49,950|
|Special Education Teachers||8%||$83,120|
|Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers||7%||$75,830|
|Special Education Professors||7%||$79,600|
|Middle School Special Education Teachers||7%||$81,280|
|Special Education Preschool Teachers||4%||$76,220|
Related Majors in Oregon
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to special ed.
|Major||Annual Graduates in OR|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||1,931|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||274|
|Curriculum & Instruction||74|
|Teaching English or French||63|
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