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Bachelor’s Degrees in Secondary Education

3,393 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 329 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 17% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.6% of secondary teaching graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Secondary Teaching Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3,393 students earned their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. This earns it the #6 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in secondary teaching at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 4,951
Bachelor’s Degree 3,393
Associate’s Degree 605
Undergraduate Certificate 301
Graduate Certificate 296
Basic Certificate 25
Doctor’s Degree 14

Earnings of Secondary Teaching Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for secondary teaching students who are bachelor's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. About 62.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,258
Women 2,135
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Secondary Teaching

The racial-ethnic distribution of secondary teaching bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 64
Black or African American 93
Hispanic or Latino 263
White 2,741
International Students 22
Other Races/Ethnicities 210
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Secondary Teaching Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 329 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in secondary teaching. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

142 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohio University - Athens Campus tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Each year, around 27,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,612 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,444 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 142 people received their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching from OHIO Athens. Around 7% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 55% were women.

116 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Missouri State University - Springfield comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Each year, around 23,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,540 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,202 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 116 people received their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching from Missouri State. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 63% were women.

#3

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
104 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kansas State University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Each year, around 21,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,735 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,212 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 104 bachelor's degrees were handed out to secondary teaching majors at K -State. About 49% of this group were women, and 8% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

95 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Arizona State University - Tempe is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. Roughly 53,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,710 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,720 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Arizona State University - Tempe awarded 95 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 36% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#5

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
92 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Canyon University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. Roughly 96,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,419 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,175 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 92 people received their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching from Grand Canyon University. Of these students, 77% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
68 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Missouri - Columbia. Each year, around 30,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,264 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 68 people received their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching from Mizzou. About 53% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Mississippi
65 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mississippi State University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. Roughly 22,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,800 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 65 bachelor's degrees were handed out to secondary teaching majors at Mississippi State. About 71% of this group were women, and 2% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
61 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Pennsylvania State University - University Park. Each year, around 91,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Pennsylvania State University - University Park awarded 61 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#9

Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Massachusetts
60 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bridgewater State University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Each year, around 10,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $910 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $1,675 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 60 bachelor's degrees were handed out to secondary teaching majors at Bridgewater State. Of these students, 65% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
60 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Bloomington comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Each year, around 43,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Indiana University - Bloomington awarded 60 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 67% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri
59 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Central Missouri comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Roughly 11,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,128 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,524 per year.

The secondary teaching program at University of Central Missouri awarded 59 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 73% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

57 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Nebraska at Omaha. Each year, around 15,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,224 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,558 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 57 bachelor's degrees were handed out to secondary teaching majors at UNOMAHA. Around 5% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 54% were women.

#13

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
53 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Nevada - Las Vegas comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Each year, around 31,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,454 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,459 per year.

The secondary teaching program at University of Nevada - Las Vegas awarded 53 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 42% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

52 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Nevada - Reno is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. Roughly 20,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,410 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,306 per year.

The secondary teaching program at University of Nevada - Reno awarded 52 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 67% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia
47 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Marshall University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Each year, around 12,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,190 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,506 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 47 people received their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching from Marshall University. Around 4% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 51% were women.

#16

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, Pennsylvania
44 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in secondary teaching. Roughly 8,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,716 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,288 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 44 people received their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching from Kutztown University. Of these students, 70% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
41 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wayne State University comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in secondary teaching. Roughly 26,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,024 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,285 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Wayne State University awarded 41 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 61% were women.

40 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. Roughly 39,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 40 people received their bachelor's degree in secondary teaching from UC. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 55% were women.

#19

University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama
39 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of North Alabama. Each year, around 7,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,660 per year.

The secondary teaching program at University of North Alabama awarded 39 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 69% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho
37 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Idaho. Roughly 11,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,182 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,754 per year.

The secondary teaching program at University of Idaho awarded 37 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 73% of this group were women, and 14% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to secondary teaching that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Elementary Education 29,618
Early Childhood Education 12,806
Middle School Education & Teaching 2,184
Teacher Education 1,475
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 850

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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