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Higher Education Administration Schools in Washington

56 students earned Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Higher Education Administration is the 15th most popular major out of a total 76 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 52
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Higher Education Administration Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.4%
  • White: 37.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 17.9%
Higher Education Administration Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 3,180 people employed in jobs related to a higher education/higher education administration degree, compared to 184,430 nationwide.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Washington

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration grads earn an average of $86,750 in the state and $89,570 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Washington that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
11,658 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,175. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.80%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,529 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. In their early career, SPU grads earn an average salary of $37,400.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%.

Higher Education Administration Careers in WA

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

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Education Administrators 19% $78,610
Postsecondary Education Administrators 18% $92,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
General Educational Leadership 283
Other Educational Administration 51
Curriculum Administration 41
Urban Education & Leadership 8
Educational System Administration 7
Elementary & Jr High Administration 4
Adult Education Administration 1

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