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Special Education Schools in Oregon

270 students earned Special Ed degrees in Oregon in the 2018-2019 year.

A Special Education major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 179
Post-Master’s Certificate 39
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 39
Associate’s Degree 37
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 70.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 11.9%
Special Education Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Oregon

5,470 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Oregon

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $76,880, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Oregon that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
22,644 Total Students

77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at UO. In their early career, UO grads earn an average salary of $35,600.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,711 Total Students

55% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,151 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $16,308. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate.

#5

Pacific University

Forest Grove
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,938 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. In their early career, Pacific grads earn an average salary of $33,400. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,941 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
800 Total Students

The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Bushnell University. Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,280 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.09 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $53,800 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,396 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $35,919. 93% of students get financical aid. 51% of the teachers are full time.

Special Education Careers in OR

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 13% $49,950
Special Education Teachers 8% $83,120
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 7% $75,830
Special Education Professors 7% $79,600
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $81,280
Special Education Preschool Teachers 4% $76,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,931
General Education 786
Teacher Education Subject Specific 274
Educational Administration 257
Student Counseling 180
Curriculum & Instruction 74
Multilingual Education 63
Teaching English or French 63

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