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General Education Schools in Minnesota

In 2018-2019, 2,608 students earned their Education degrees in MN.

In this state, General Education is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 13 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,096
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 272
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 272
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 272
Post-Master’s Certificate 98
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 98
Bachelor’s Degree 77
Associate’s Degree 65

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 12.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 67.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 13.2%
General Education Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Minnesota

1,120 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for General Education Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, education grads earn an average of $74,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Minnesota that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
1,735 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,800 after graduation. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students get financical aid.

286 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,548 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,058 Total Students

The average student takes 5.35 years to complete their degree at Southwest Minnesota State University. The student loan default rate is 4.80% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

#4

Hamline University

Saint Paul
83 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,404 Total Students

46% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate.

#5

Capella University

Minneapolis
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 14%. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
4,005 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $41,100 after graduation. The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Bethel University Minnesota.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,605 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 89% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,399.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
994 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.46 years. 81% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,858 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,319. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,695 Total Students

A typical student attending Century College - White Bear Lake will pay a net price of $11,071. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,100 a year.

General Education Careers in MN

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Education Professors 4% $68,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,003
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,632
Educational Administration 1,264
Special Education 810
Other Education 646
Curriculum & Instruction 477
Student Counseling 349
Teaching English or French 269

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