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Jobs for Special Education Grads in New Jersey

There are 28,380 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

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Wages for Special Education Jobs in New Jersey

Special Ed grads earn an average of $70,630 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

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There are 19 colleges in New Jersey that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

164 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
14,064 Total Students

A typical student attending Kean will pay a net price of $18,604. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

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126 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
7,783 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $27,541.

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71 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,550 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $14,154. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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64 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,411 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. 58% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate.

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Rowan University

Glassboro
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
19,678 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

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Seton Hall University

South Orange
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
9,814 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.09 years. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%.

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34 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
21,005 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $18,034. 82% of students get financical aid.

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33 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,635 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The 8.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

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Centenary University

Hackettstown
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,629 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,474.

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Rider University

Lawrenceville
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
4,636 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $27,964. 100% of students get financical aid.

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Special Education Careers in NJ

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Special Education Preschool Teachers 21% $64,080
Interpreters and Translators 9% $64,600
Special Education Teachers 7% $59,770
Special Education Professors 2% $73,820
Middle School Special Education Teachers 2% $68,050
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 2% $65,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,369
Educational Administration 932
Teacher Education Subject Specific 869
General Education 798
Student Counseling 457
Other Education 89
Instructional Media Design 67
Teaching English or French 39

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