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Special Education Schools in Delaware

In 2020-2021, 165 students earned their Special Ed degrees in DE.

In this state, Special Education is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Delaware

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 155
Bachelor’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 81.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 3.0%

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Delaware

There are 1,590 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.


Wages for Special Education Jobs in Delaware

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $61,010, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Delaware that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Wilmington University

New Castle
119 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,769 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,573 after earning their degree at this institution.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
23,613 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. A typical student attending UD will pay a net price of $18,967.


Wesley College

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
917 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,089. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

Special Education Careers in DE

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Special Education Professors 7% $63,360
Special Education Teachers 7% $0
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 6% $59,230
Interpreters and Translators 0% $53,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Teacher Education Grade Specific 456
Educational Administration 292
General Education 134
Teacher Education Subject Specific 122
Student Counseling 73
Instructional Media Design 41
Teaching English or French 32
Curriculum & Instruction 22

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