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Secondary Education Schools in District of Columbia

In 2018-2019, 45 students earned their Secondary Teaching degrees in DC.

As a degree choice, Secondary Education is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 36
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a secondary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Secondary Education Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 80.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Secondary Education Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 3,850 people employed in jobs related to a secondary teaching degree, compared to 1,051,570 nationwide.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in District of Columbia

Secondary Teaching grads earn an average of $65,180 in the state and $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in District of Columbia that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

American University

Washington
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,318 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at The American University. The 1.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $34,972.

#4

Howard University

Washington
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $39,792. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,707 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.87 years.

Secondary Education Careers in DC

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
High School Teachers 15% $62,500

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Elementary Education 78
Early Childhood Education 33
Teacher Development & Methodology 21
Teacher Education 2

View all majors related to Secondary Education

View Nationwide Secondary Education Report

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