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Special Education Schools in Connecticut

448 students earned Special Ed degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Special Education is the 5th most popular major out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Connecticut

Special Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 314
Bachelor’s Degree 89
Post-Master’s Certificate 39
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 39
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Associate’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a special ed major is more popular with women than with men.

Special Education Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of special ed majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 81.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Special Education Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Connecticut

There are 6,860 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $70,200. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Connecticut that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,817 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,291. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,708 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. 99% of students get financical aid.

#3

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
79 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,398 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 97%. Graduates earn an average $43,500 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. 67% of the teachers are full time.

#5

University of Hartford

West Hartford
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,773 Total Students

The 6.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at UHart will pay a net price of $29,592. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,154 Total Students

In their early career, CCSU grads earn an average salary of $39,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

#7

Fairfield University

Fairfield
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,349 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $39,676. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $55,500 after graduation.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,864 Total Students

A typical student attending Gateway Community College will pay a net price of $6,931. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Special Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Special Education Teachers 11% $70,970
Interpreters and Translators 10% $46,710
Special Education Preschool Teachers 9% $62,140
Middle School Special Education Teachers -3% $79,900
Special Education Professors -3% $77,350
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers -3% $77,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Teacher Education Grade Specific 802
Educational Administration 489
Teacher Education Subject Specific 462
General Education 460
Curriculum & Instruction 194
Student Counseling 158
Instructional Media Design 78
Other Education 36

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