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Higher Education Administration Schools in Virginia

90 students earned Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Higher Education Administration is the 18th most popular major in the state out of a total 57 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Virginia

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 76
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, a higher education/higher education administration major is more popular with women than with men.

Higher Education Administration Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of higher education/higher education administration majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 6.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 76.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Higher Education Administration Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 4,050 people employed in jobs related to a higher education/higher education administration degree, compared to 184,430 nationwide.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Virginia

In this state, higher education/higher education administration grads earn an average of $104,310. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,570.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Virginia that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
25,012 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $50,300 after graduation.

#2

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
36,383 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,000 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. 67% of students get financical aid.

#3

Liberty University

Lynchburg
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
85,586 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,100 a year.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,275 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 93% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

A typical student attending GMU will pay a net price of $20,321. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $44,900 after graduation.

#6

Regent University

Virginia Beach
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
10,365 Total Students

The average student takes 4.91 years to complete their degree at Regent. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
1,986 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $16,460. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Higher Education Administration Careers in VA

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Postsecondary Education Administrators 14% $97,320
Education Administrators 14% $105,280

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to higher education/higher education administration.

Major Annual Graduates in VA
General Educational Leadership 1,041
Other Educational Administration 194
Community College Education 12
Special Education Administration 3

View all majors related to Higher Education Administration

View Nationwide Higher Education Administration Report

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