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Jobs for Special Education Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 4,160 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

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Wages for Special Education Jobs in Iowa

Special Ed grads earn an average of $56,300 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

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There are 12 colleges in Iowa that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Morningside College

Sioux City
92 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,411 Total Students

The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at Morningside. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average.

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34 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,610 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at UIU. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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18 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,517 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.00%.

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13 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,863 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,544. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

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11 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
9,507 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

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#5

University of Iowa

Iowa City
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,318 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,145.

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#7

Northwestern College

Orange City
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
1,496 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,968. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%.

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#8

Drake University

Des Moines
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
4,774 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,800 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,432.

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#9

Dordt University

Sioux Center
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
1,662 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,102.

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#9

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
1,705 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,857. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
31,822 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,496.

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Special Education Careers in IA

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 19% $36,200
Special Education Teachers 9% $75,840
Special Education Professors 7% $56,570
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $57,660
Special Education Preschool Teachers 7% $48,660
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 7% $55,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,558
Teacher Education Subject Specific 559
Educational Administration 400
Other Education 229
General Education 120
Student Counseling 109
Teaching English or French 39
Curriculum & Instruction 39

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