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Jobs for Special Education Grads in Tennessee

10,200 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

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Wages for Special Education Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $52,350. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

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There are 26 colleges in Tennessee that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
13,537 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,432. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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57 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
22,205 Total Students

In their early career, UofM grads earn an average salary of $31,700. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. A typical student attending UofM will pay a net price of $13,248.

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Lipscomb University

Nashville
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
4,884 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,749. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average.

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26 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
22,080 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.70%.

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25 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,559 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,825. The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at UT Knoxville. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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23 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
13,713 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,332. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time.

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Lee University

Cleveland
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
5,204 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,696. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

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Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,911 Total Students

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Carson - Newman. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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13 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
10,272 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,200 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years.

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13 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
11,728 Total Students

The average student takes 4.49 years to complete their degree at UT Chattanooga. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. This public school has an average net price of $12,952.

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Special Education Careers in TN

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 21% $41,360
Special Education Teachers 15% $58,420
Special Education Preschool Teachers 13% $46,860
Special Education Professors 12% $52,780
Middle School Special Education Teachers 10% $51,550
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 9% $51,150

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,667
Educational Administration 1,165
General Education 745
Curriculum & Instruction 577
Teacher Education Subject Specific 453
Student Counseling 256
Teaching English or French 81
Instructional Media Design 63

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