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Special Education Schools in North Dakota

172 Special Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Special Education is the 4th most popular major in the state.

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 144
Bachelor’s Degree 17
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in ND Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 83.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.7%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Special Education Majors in ND Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ND

Wages for Special Education Jobs in North Dakota

Special Ed grads earn an average of $56,660 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,581 Total Students

90% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UND grads earn an average salary of $41,700. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,125 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 50%. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%.


University of Mary

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,779 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
1,212 Total Students

A typical student attending Mayville State University will pay a net price of $12,233. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. In their early career, Mayville State University grads earn an average salary of $34,000.

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 498
Teacher Education Subject Specific 374
Educational Administration 179
Student Counseling 56
Educational Assessment 20
Teaching English or French 14
General Education 13
Instructional Media Design 9

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