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Special Education Schools in Delaware

121 students earned Special Ed degrees in Delaware in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Special Education is the 5th most popular major in the state 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 116
Bachelor’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 70.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 14.0%
Special Education Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Delaware

In this state, there are 1,590 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Delaware

Special Ed grads earn an average of $61,010 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Delaware that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Wilmington University

New Castle
77 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
14,730 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 8.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 5% are considered full time.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
23,808 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $46,700 after graduation. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.


Wesley College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
1,151 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,200 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 37%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,768 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,789. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

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 479
Educational Administration 190
Teacher Education Subject Specific 137
Curriculum & Instruction 124
General Education 113
Instructional Media Design 76
Student Counseling 67
Teaching English or French 7

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