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General Education Schools in West Virginia

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

A General Education major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 255
Bachelor’s Degree 64
Associate’s Degree 36
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 25
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 13
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 13
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 88.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 2.3%
General Education Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in West Virginia

There are 500 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for General Education Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $56,050, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in West Virginia that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $12,539.

#2

Marshall University

Huntington
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $8,894. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
45,249 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $43,800 after graduation.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
3,803 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
1,886 Total Students

60% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $27,200 after graduation. The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at Concord University.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,300 Total Students

63% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,500 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,532 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,644. 43% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

#8

West Liberty University

West Liberty
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,496 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,876. In their early career, West Liberty University grads earn an average salary of $27,800. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
535 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
798 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years.

General Education Careers in WV

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Education Professors 10% $54,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Teacher Education Grade Specific 602
Educational Administration 253
Teacher Education Subject Specific 218
Student Counseling 91
Special Education 84
Curriculum & Instruction 34
Teaching Assistant/Aide 34
Instructional Media Design 26

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