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Special Education Schools in Washington

238 students earned Special Ed degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Special Education is the 92nd most popular major out of a total 306 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 149
Master’s Degree 71
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 74.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 9.2%
Special Education Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Washington

9,560 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Washington

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $63,400. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,121 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year. 86% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
12,342 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,175. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,776 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $35,000 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,563 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 100% of students get financical aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,633 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate. 94% of students get financical aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,688 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $28,400.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $40,600 after graduation.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,291 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. 97% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,113 Total Students

In their early career, CityU grads earn an average salary of $45,100. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years.

Special Education Careers in WA

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 22% $46,650
Special Education Professors 19% $66,440
Middle School Special Education Teachers 19% $64,060
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 18% $65,680
Special Education Preschool Teachers 18% $64,530
Special Education Teachers 18% $60,730

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4,218
Teacher Education Subject Specific 567
General Education 535
Educational Administration 451
Student Counseling 167
Teaching English or French 136
Curriculum & Instruction 136
Other Education 38

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