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General Education Schools in Connecticut

460 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 403
Post-Master’s Certificate 35
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 35
Associate’s Degree 22

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 74.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
General Education Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 660 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for General Education Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $84,030, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Connecticut that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,156 Total Students

The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Sacred Heart. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $41,066.

#2

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,398 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at USJ. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

#3

Post University

Waterbury
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
10,642 Total Students

The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Post University. In their early career, Post University grads earn an average salary of $34,900. 10% of the teachers are full time.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,817 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.66 years. Graduates earn an average $36,800 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 6.70% which is lower than average.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,154 Total Students

The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at CCSU. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $21,588. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,089 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at UBridgeport. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,631 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,781 Total Students

In their early career, Tunxis Community College grads earn an average salary of $27,300. This public school has an average net price of $7,461. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,419 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,400 a year. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 99% of students get financical aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,304 Total Students

27% of the teachers are full time. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 9.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

General Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Education Professors 4% $75,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Teacher Education Grade Specific 802
Educational Administration 489
Teacher Education Subject Specific 462
Special Education 448
Curriculum & Instruction 194
Student Counseling 158
Instructional Media Design 78
Other Education 36

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