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Special Education Schools in North Dakota

In 2020-2021, 188 students earned their Special Ed degrees in ND.

In terms of popularity, Special Education is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 12 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in North Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 156
Bachelor’s Degree 25
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 2
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 81.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 11.2%

Jobs for Special Education Grads in North Dakota

There are 1,320 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.


Wages for Special Education Jobs in North Dakota

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $56,660. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.


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

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
13,615 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,966. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,920 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $40,835 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time.


University of Mary

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
3,799 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
1,168 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $40,296 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. It takes the average student 4.64 years to graduate.

Special Education Careers in ND

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title ND Job Growth ND Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 15% $32,170
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 11% $53,320
Special Education Professors 9% $56,720
Middle School Special Education Teachers 8% $61,540
Special Education Teachers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in ND
Teacher Education Grade Specific 490
Teacher Education Subject Specific 312
Educational Administration 136
Student Counseling 53
Curriculum & Instruction 38
Educational Assessment 29
General Education 24
Instructional Media Design 10

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