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General Education Schools in District of Columbia

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

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 98th most popular major in the state out of a total 167 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 33.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 47.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.5%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
General Education Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in District of Columbia

1,850 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for General Education Jobs in District of Columbia

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in District of Columbia that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Georgetown University

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 48%. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,169.


Howard University

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

Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. 96% of students get financical aid.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 27%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,300 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.87 years to graduate.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $34,972. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate.

General Education Careers in DC

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Education Professors 11% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Educational Administration 341
Special Education 136
Teacher Education Grade Specific 117
International Education 74
Student Counseling 69
Teaching English or French 43
Other Education 38
Teacher Education Subject Specific 35

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