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Special Education Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 93 students earned their Special Ed degrees in ME.

In this state, Special Education is the 5th most popular major out of a total 13 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 52
Post-Master’s Certificate 20
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 20
Bachelor’s Degree 20
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 86.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
Special Education Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Maine

There are 2,560 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Maine

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $51,980. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,561 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $33,000 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,930 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,987 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,406 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. 85% of students get financical aid.

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 509
Educational Administration 217
Teacher Education Subject Specific 197
General Education 152
Student Counseling 35
Teaching English or French 25
Curriculum & Instruction 19
Instructional Media Design 16

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