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Special Education Schools in Maine

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

In terms of popularity, Special Education is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 12 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 55
Post-Master’s Certificate 36
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 36
Bachelor’s Degree 24

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 84.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 13.0%

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Maine

In this state, there are 2,560 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.


Wages for Special Education Jobs in Maine

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $51,980, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Maine that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
11,741 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $16,033.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
8,022 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. 35% of the teachers are full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,862 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,967. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,967 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Saint Joseph's Maine. Graduates earn an average $47,687 after graduation.

Special Education Careers in ME

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 10% $46,390
Middle School Special Education Teachers -2% $57,320
Special Education Professors -2% $51,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Teacher Education Grade Specific 515
Teacher Education Subject Specific 204
Educational Administration 164
General Education 151
Teaching English or French 38
Curriculum & Instruction 33
Instructional Media Design 32
Student Counseling 29

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