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Special Education Schools in Kansas

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

As a degree choice, Special Education is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 389
Post-Master’s Certificate 44
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 44
Bachelor’s Degree 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 79.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
Special Education Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Kansas

There are 3,600 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Kansas

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $54,340, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Kansas that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,690 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,571. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,523 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 54% of the teachers are full time.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
5,796 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 88%. 98% of students get financical aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,625 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 73% of the teachers are full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,778 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,926 Total Students

The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Friends University. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Baker University

Baldwin City
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,769 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%. An average student at Baker will pay a net price of $21,618. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
22,221 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 89% are considered full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,514 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,029. 100% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%.

#10

Benedictine College

Atchison
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,124 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Special Education Careers in KS

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 13% $34,820
Special Education Teachers 6% $68,500
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 6% $53,160
Special Education Preschool Teachers 6% $53,730
Special Education Professors 4% $52,660
Middle School Special Education Teachers 4% $52,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,663
Teacher Education Subject Specific 795
Educational Administration 580
General Education 383
Curriculum & Instruction 274
Student Counseling 236
Instructional Media Design 179
Teaching English or French 70

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