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Teacher Education Subject Specific Schools in Virginia

1,379 students earned Subject Specific Ed degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Teacher Education Subject Specific is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Teacher Education Subject Specific Majors in Virginia

Subject Specific Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 955
Master’s Degree 345
Post-Master’s Certificate 68
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 68
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, a subject specific ed major is more popular with women than with men.

Teacher Education Subject Specific Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of subject specific ed majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 21.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 55.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
Teacher Education Subject Specific Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Teacher Education Subject Specific Grads in Virginia

There are 136,220 people in the state and 4,833,480 people in the nation working in subject specific ed jobs.

Teacher Education Subject Specific Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Teacher Education Subject Specific Jobs in Virginia

Subject Specific Ed grads earn an average of $69,480 in the state and $85,450 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Virginia that offer subject specific ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

409 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending VCU will pay a net price of $21,313.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

165 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
11,870 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Radford. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 68% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Liberty University

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

The student loan default rate of 9.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. This private institution charges an average net price of $27,883.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. A typical student attending GMU will pay a net price of $20,321. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,365 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at Virginia State. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

#7

Regent University

Virginia Beach
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
10,365 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.91 years. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 42 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#8

Longwood University

Farmville
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,468 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $19,207. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#9

Ferrum College

Ferrum
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
1,050 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,900 a year. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Ferrum College will pay a net price of $21,904.

#10

Shenandoah University

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

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%.

Teacher Education Subject Specific Careers in VA

Some of the careers subject specific ed majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Business Professors 22% $0
Psychology Professors 20% $66,930
Biological Science Professors 19% $69,400
Coaches and Scouts 18% $33,070
Sociology Professors 17% $66,800
Geography Professors 17% $0
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 16% $40,120
Physics Postsecondary Professors 16% $72,850
Economics Professors 15% $92,790
Chemistry Professors 14% $67,070
English Language and Literature Professors 14% $56,520
Political Science Professors 14% $0
Teachers 14% $0
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 14% $66,220
History Professors 14% $64,840
Mathematical Science Professors 13% $59,630
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 13% $84,690
Computer Science Professors 12% $70,710
Librarians 12% $63,310
Middle School Teachers 12% $62,330
High School Teachers 12% $63,990
Elementary School Teachers 12% $63,040
Technical Education Teachers 11% $58,740
Technical Education High School Teachers 11% $62,260
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 10% $81,570
Vocational Education Professors 6% $50,660

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to subject specific ed.

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,582
Educational Administration 1,340
Curriculum & Instruction 1,191
Special Education 1,103
General Education 999
Student Counseling 702
Other Education 239
Teaching English or French 107

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