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General Education Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 504 students earned their Education degrees in FL.

A General Education major is the 23rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 444
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 444
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 444
Master’s Degree 47
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 34.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 28.6%
  • White: 25.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 8.1%
General Education Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Florida

There are 1,770 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for General Education Jobs in Florida

In this state, education grads earn an average of $74,190. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Florida that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
411 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,435 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. An average student at Nova Southeastern University will pay a net price of $25,816.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
68,475 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at UCF. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average.

#3

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
11,808 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 23% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,031 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 3.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,069 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,595. 85% of students get financical aid. In their early career, University of South Florida Sarasota - Manatee grads earn an average salary of $36,800.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
349 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 4%. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $10,075.

#7

University of Miami

Coral Gables
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
7,186 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $17,937. Graduates earn an average $39,400 after graduation. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
29,772 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,768. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.20%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

General Education Careers in FL

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Education Professors 17% $63,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Educational Administration 1,458
Curriculum & Instruction 683
Teacher Education Subject Specific 547
Special Education 463
Student Counseling 395
Teacher Education Grade Specific 320
Instructional Media Design 185
Teaching English or French 21

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