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General Education Schools in New York

In 2018-2019, 567 students earned their Education degrees in NY.

In this state, General Education is the 8th most popular major out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 357
Master’s Degree 152
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Associate’s Degree 26
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.1%
  • White: 44.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 27.5%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
General Education Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in New York

There are 5,590 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for General Education Jobs in New York

In this state, education grads earn an average of $88,580. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 35 colleges in New York that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Niagara University

Niagara University
135 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,723 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years. Graduates earn an average $35,300 after graduation.

#2

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs
128 Degrees in Major Awarded
17% Graduation Rate
10,440 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,500 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

Adelphi University

Garden City
64 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
7,991 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. An average student at Adelphi will pay a net price of $29,004. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,500 a year.

#4

Colgate University

Hamilton
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,992 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.70% which is lower than average. 49% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,850 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. The student loan default rate is 3.00% which is lower than average. 79% of students get financical aid.

#6

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
10,557 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Mercy will pay a net price of $13,774. The 8.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
2,070 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,700 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
2,535 Total Students

The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Manhattanville. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
12,233 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,923 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. A typical student attending University at Buffalo will pay a net price of $17,090. The average student takes 4.25 years to complete their degree at University at Buffalo.

#9

Le Moyne College

Syracuse
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,326 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. In their early career, LeMoyne grads earn an average salary of $38,700.

General Education Careers in NY

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Education Professors 18% $76,060

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5,104
Teacher Education Subject Specific 5,022
Special Education 3,798
Educational Administration 3,091
Teaching English or French 1,069
Student Counseling 945
Teaching Assistant/Aide 586
Multilingual Education 443

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