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Special Education Schools in Hawaii

115 Special Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

A Special Education major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Hawaii

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 36
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 36
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 36
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 30
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 30
Master’s Degree 28
Bachelor’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 28.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.9%
  • White: 22.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 33.0%

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Hawaii

2,100 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.


Wages for Special Education Jobs in Hawaii

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $45,580, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Hawaii that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
18,025 Total Students

The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,687.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
2,208 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,851 a year.

Special Education Careers in HI

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title HI Job Growth HI Median Salary
Special Education Teachers 22% $30,520
Interpreters and Translators 16% $35,680
Special Education Preschool Teachers 7% $0
Special Education Professors 6% $57,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in HI
Teacher Education Grade Specific 346
Educational Administration 97
Teaching English or French 79
Teaching Assistant/Aide 78
Curriculum & Instruction 66
General Education 64
Instructional Media Design 25
Education Philosophy 13

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