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Secondary Education Schools in Virginia

154 students earned Secondary Teaching degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Secondary Education major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 143
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 70.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 16.2%
Secondary Education Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Virginia

26,830 people in the state and 1,051,570 in the nation are employed in jobs related to secondary teaching.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Virginia

In this state, secondary teaching grads earn an average of $68,770. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Liberty University

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
85,586 Total Students

In their early career, Liberty University grads earn an average salary of $32,100. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
23,675 Total Students

A typical student attending Old Dominion will pay a net price of $15,680. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.


Shenandoah University

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,791 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $29,001. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Shenandoah. 58% of the teachers are full time.


Marymount University

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
3,363 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,152 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,837. 27% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 60% get financial aid.

Secondary Education Careers in VA

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
High School Teachers 12% $63,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Elementary Education 667
Early Childhood Education 348
Teacher Development & Methodology 234
Teacher Education 50
Middle School Education & Teaching 48
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 48
Adult & Continuing Education 33

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