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Secondary Education Schools in Rhode Island

54 Secondary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Secondary Education major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 41
Master’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 90.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.4%
Secondary Education Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 4,410 people employed in jobs related to a secondary teaching degree, compared to 1,051,570 nationwide.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Rhode Island

Secondary Teaching grads earn an average of $71,440 in the state and $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Rhode Island that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. In their early career, URI grads earn an average salary of $39,400. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.


Providence College

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,618 Total Students

79% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,700 a year. The average student takes 4.03 years to complete their degree at Providence.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,771 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $31,816. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.


Rhode Island College

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

The average student takes 4.17 years to complete their degree at RWU. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

Secondary Education Careers in RI

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
High School Teachers 3% $73,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Elementary Education 138
Early Childhood Education 57
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 38
Teacher Development & Methodology 17
Teacher Education 12

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