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Special Education Schools in Hawaii

93 Special Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Special Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

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 1 to 2 Years 44
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 44
Master’s Degree 26
Bachelor’s Degree 23

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in HI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 19.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.7%
  • White: 35.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 34.4%
Special Education Majors in HI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Hawaii

In this state, there are 2,100 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. HI

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Hawaii

Special Ed grads earn an average of $45,580 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Hawaii that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
17,490 Total Students

The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at UH Manoa. The student loan default rate is 4.40% which is lower than average. 77% of the teachers are full time.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,568 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. In their early career, Leeward CC grads earn an average salary of $25,700. A typical student attending Leeward CC will pay a net price of $4,461.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,167 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,119. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
3,096 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $12,793. In their early career, BYU - H grads earn an average salary of $29,000. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
197 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,400 after graduation. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at UOPX - Hawaii will pay a net price of $13,118.

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 483
Teaching English or French 78
Educational Administration 56
General Education 38
Curriculum & Instruction 34
Teacher Education Subject Specific 26
Instructional Media Design 21
Teaching Assistant/Aide 5

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