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General Education Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 535 students earned their Education degrees in WA.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 310
Bachelor’s Degree 209
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.0%
  • White: 62.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
General Education Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Washington

1,150 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $72,280, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Washington that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,913 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,149. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 61% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,339 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,932.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
665 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. Graduates earn an average $33,500 after graduation.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,329 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,244.

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

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,400 a year.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,537 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,410 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,150. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at EWU.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,130 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 4% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,425.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
2,608 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Education Careers in WA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Education Professors 20% $65,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4,218
Teacher Education Subject Specific 567
Educational Administration 451
Special Education 238
Student Counseling 167
Curriculum & Instruction 136
Teaching English or French 136
Other Education 38

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