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Secondary Education Schools in Connecticut

92 students earned Secondary Teaching degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Secondary Education is the 10th most popular major in the state out of a total 54 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Connecticut

Secondary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 80
Bachelor’s Degree 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a secondary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Secondary Education Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of secondary teaching majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 76.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 2.2%
Secondary Education Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Connecticut

15,410 people in the state and 1,051,570 in the nation are employed in jobs related to secondary teaching.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Connecticut

Secondary Teaching grads earn an average of $76,980 in the state and $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Connecticut that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,089 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $22,961. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
4,971 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,200 a year.


University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,398 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at USJ. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time.


Fairfield University

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,349 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,631 Total Students

In their early career, WestConn grads earn an average salary of $35,700. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


University of Hartford

West Hartford
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,773 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,592.

Secondary Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
High School Teachers -3% $76,770

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to secondary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Elementary Education 334
Early Childhood Education 329
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 26
Adult & Continuing Education 18
Teacher Education 3

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