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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
Master’s Degree 179
Post-Master’s Certificate 39
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 39
Associate’s Degree 37
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

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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%
Special Education Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Oregon

Special Ed grads earn an average of $76,880 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Oregon that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
22,644 Total Students

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.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,711 Total Students

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.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,151 Total Students

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.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

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.

#5

Pacific University

Forest Grove
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,938 Total Students

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.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,941 Total Students

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.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
800 Total Students

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%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,280 Total Students

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.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,396 Total Students

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

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
General Education 786
Teacher Education Subject Specific 274
Educational Administration 257
Student Counseling 180
Curriculum & Instruction 74
Multilingual Education 63
Teaching English or French 63

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