2022 Best Special Education Schools in Arkansas
Finding the Best Special Education School for You
Out of the majors we analyze each year, special education was ranked 4th in Arkansas. In fact, 416 were awarded in the state in <nil>.
With all the teaching programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.
To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Teaching Degree Search has created its Best Special Education Schools in Arkansas ranking. Our analysis looked at 8 schools in Arkansas to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for teaching students.
2022 Best Special Education Schools in Arkansas
Top Arkansas Schools in Special Education
Our analysis found Harding University to be the best school for special education students who want to pursue a degree in Arkansas. Located in the town of Searcy, Harding is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.
Out of the 8 schools in Arkansas that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Arkansas landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the small city of Fayetteville, UARK is a public school with a very large student population.
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Central Arkansas. It ranked #3 on our 2022 Best Special Education Schools in Arkansas list. UCA is a large public school located in the small city of Conway.
The excellent programs at University of Arkansas at Little Rock helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best special education schools in Arkansas. UA Little Rock is a moderately-sized public school located in the midsize city of Little Rock.
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. It ranked #5 on our 2022 Best Special Education Schools in Arkansas list. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a small public school located in the remote town of Magnolia.
With a ranking of #6, Arkansas State University - Main Campus did quite well on this year’s best schools for special education students. Located in the small city of Jonesboro, A-State is a public college with a fairly large student population.
The average amount in student loans that special ed majors at A-State take out is $19,866. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $231.
Henderson State University ranked #7 on this year’s Best Special Education Schools in Arkansas list. Henderson State University is a small public school located in the distant town of Arkadelphia.
Arkansas Tech University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for special education students. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the remote town of Russellville, ATU is a public college with a fairly large student population.
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Special Education Related Rankings by Major
One of 14 majors within the teaching area of study, special education has other similar majors worth exploring.
Special Ed Focus Areas
|General Special Education||22,244|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs||2,473|
|Other Special Education & Teaching||2,333|
|Elementary Special Education||1,422|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism||1,037|
|Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented||530|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities||510|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities||494|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs||491|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments||440|
|Education of the Deaf||392|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed||211|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances||166|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities||164|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness||153|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs||102|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic & Other Physical Health Impairments||82|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries||5|
Majors Similar to Special Ed
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||102,079|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||42,436|
|Curriculum & Instruction||18,195|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 8 schools only.
- Read more about our ranking methodology.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to woodleywonderworks.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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