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General Education Schools in Virginia

999 students earned Education degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 849
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 111
Bachelor’s Degree 35
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 7.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 74.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
General Education Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Virginia

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Virginia

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Virginia that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
257 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,820 Total Students

80% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,281.

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

The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 59% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 62%. 81% of students get financical aid.

#4

Liberty University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The student loan default rate is 9.00% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,488 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UMW grads earn an average salary of $37,800. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

In their early career, GMU grads earn an average salary of $44,900. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at GMU. 52% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Longwood University

Farmville
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,468 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average.

#8

Shenandoah University

Winchester
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,791 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
11,870 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 68%. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. A typical student attending Radford will pay a net price of $17,707.

#10

Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Beach
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,487 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,311. Graduates earn an average $29,800 after graduation.

General Education Careers in VA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,582
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,379
Educational Administration 1,340
Curriculum & Instruction 1,191
Special Education 1,103
Student Counseling 702
Other Education 239
Teaching English or French 107

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