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Special Education Schools in Louisiana

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

In this state, Special Education is the 7th most popular major out of a total 10 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 38
Post-Master’s Certificate 30
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 30
Bachelor’s Degree 29
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 85.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 2.0%
Special Education Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Louisiana

There are 9,770 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Louisiana

Special Ed grads earn an average of $50,300 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
10,900 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 61%. This public school has an average net price of $11,049. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,491 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,600 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,266.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,510 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 81%. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
14,220 Total Students

In their early career, Southeastern grads earn an average salary of $31,500. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at Southeastern.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
3,381 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,835.

#6

McNeese State University

Lake Charles
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,295 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,788.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
8,231 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. In their early career, UNO grads earn an average salary of $31,500.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
31,756 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,428. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Louisiana State University grads earn an average salary of $40,200.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
3,325 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years. The full-time teacher rate is 87%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
16,933 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $11,228.

Special Education Careers in LA

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 11% $36,370
Special Education Teachers 9% $56,070
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $50,350
Special Education Professors 7% $51,750
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 7% $49,700
Special Education Preschool Teachers 6% $48,970

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,117
Teacher Education Subject Specific 779
Educational Administration 476
Curriculum & Instruction 209
Student Counseling 207
General Education 136
Other Education 45
Teaching English or French 6

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