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General Education Schools in Connecticut

438 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Education major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Connecticut

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 403
Post-Master’s Certificate 35
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 35

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 75.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 11.6%
General Education Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Connecticut

There are 660 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for General Education Jobs in Connecticut

Education grads earn an average of $84,030 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Connecticut that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,156 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.30%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

#2

University of Saint Joseph

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,508. In their early career, USJ grads earn an average salary of $43,500.

#3

Post University

Waterbury
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
10,642 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,900 after graduation. An average student at Post University will pay a net price of $9,857. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,817 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. In their early career, SCSU grads earn an average salary of $36,800.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,154 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%. Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,961. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years.

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

82% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,419 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The 9.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $25,089.

#10

Fairfield University

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

91% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Fairfield U. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

General Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Education Professors 4% $75,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Educational Administration 489
Special Education 356
Teacher Education Grade Specific 320
Teacher Education Subject Specific 250
Curriculum & Instruction 194
Student Counseling 158
Instructional Media Design 77
Other Education 22

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