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Special Education Schools in Nebraska

308 students earned Special Ed degrees in Nebraska in the 2018-2019 year.

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 Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 192
Master’s Degree 114
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 89.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Special Education Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Nebraska

3,740 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Nebraska

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $57,870. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Nebraska that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
25,390 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,086. 95% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UNL grads earn an average salary of $37,200.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,153 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $13,511. The average student takes 5.57 years to complete their degree at UNOMAHA.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,279 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,603. It takes the average student 4.64 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,890 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 52%. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,703 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.28 years. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $20,331.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
2,407 Total Students

The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,234. 96% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,422 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,555. 64% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,044 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at NWU will pay a net price of $23,259.

#7

Hastings College

Hastings
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
998 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at Hastings. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
2,109 Total Students

A typical student attending Peru State will pay a net price of $14,823. In their early career, Peru State grads earn an average salary of $31,800. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Special Education Careers in NE

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 15% $38,670
Special Education Professors 7% $58,820
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $56,330
Special Education Preschool Teachers 6% $52,540
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 6% $57,480
Special Education Teachers 0% $59,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Teacher Education Grade Specific 906
Educational Administration 668
Teacher Education Subject Specific 556
Curriculum & Instruction 533
Student Counseling 180
General Education 71
Teaching English or French 65
Educational Assessment 25

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