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2022 Best Special Education Schools in West Virginia

4 Colleges
$40,400 Avg Salary
$32,868 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Special Education School for You

In <nil>, special education students earned 84 degrees and certificates from a West Virginia school, making the subject the 6th in the state.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which teaching program is right for you. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Teaching Degree Search has developed this Best Special Education Schools in West Virginia ranking. Our analysis looked at 4 schools in West Virginia to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for teaching students.

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2022 Best Special Education Schools in West Virginia

The colleges and universities below are the best for special ed majors pursuing a .

Top West Virginia Schools in Special Education


West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

Our 2022 rankings named West Virginia University the best school in West Virginia for special education students. Located in the city of Morgantown, WVU is a public school with a very large student population.

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Concord University

Athens, WV

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Concord University. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Special Education Schools in West Virginia list. Located in the distant town of Athens, Concord University is a public school with a small student population.

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Marshall University

Huntington, WV

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Marshall University is a great place for special education students. Marshall University is a large public school located in the small city of Huntington.

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Glenville State College

Glenville, WV

The excellent programs at Glenville State College helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best special education schools in West Virginia. Located in the town of Glenville, Glenville State College is a public school with a small student population.

Read full report on Special Education at Glenville State College

Best Special Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Special Education Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 888
Georgia 491
Tennessee 356
North Carolina 361
Kentucky 582
Virginia 1,103
Arkansas 416
South Carolina 249
Mississippi 301
Alabama 481
Louisiana 102

One of 14 majors within the teaching area of study, special education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Special Ed Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 102,079
Educational Administration 45,664
Teacher Education Subject Specific 42,436
General Education 29,936
Curriculum & Instruction 18,195

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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).
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