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Special Education Schools in South Dakota

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

In terms of popularity, Special Education is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 12 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 95
Master’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 95.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Special Education Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in South Dakota

In this state, there are 1,740 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Special Education Jobs in South Dakota

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $43,040, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,920 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%. Graduates earn an average $35,200 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,268 Total Students

The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Dakota State. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,244.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,858 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,900 after graduation. 57% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#4

Augustana University

Sioux Falls
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,113 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 78%. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 0.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,427 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,100 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,934.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,049 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.30%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,675 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,100 a year. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at University of Sioux Falls. The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
880 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%. The full-time teacher rate is 35%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
549 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $11,906. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Special Education Careers in SD

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 12% $35,560
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $44,410
Special Education Professors 6% $42,410
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 5% $42,910
Special Education Preschool Teachers 0% $37,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Teacher Education Grade Specific 448
Teacher Education Subject Specific 349
Educational Administration 185
General Education 139
Curriculum & Instruction 104
Student Counseling 32
Instructional Media Design 20
Teaching English or French 2

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