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General Education Schools in Minnesota

2,466 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 191 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,096
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 272
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 272
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 272
Post-Master’s Certificate 98
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 98

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 67.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 13.3%
General Education Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 1,120 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for General Education Jobs in Minnesota

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $74,010, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Minnesota that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
1,732 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,276. 100% of students get financical aid.

286 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,548 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $19,888.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,058 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Southwest Minnesota State University grads earn an average salary of $33,100.

#4

Capella University

Minneapolis
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $7,290. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,000 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
4,005 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,604.

#6

Hamline University

Saint Paul
56 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,404 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Hamline. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,605 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. 89% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $38,400 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
994 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. In their early career, MLC grads earn an average salary of $25,900.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,858 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 90% of students get financical aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,897 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,300 after graduation. It takes the average student 5.28 years to graduate. The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

General Education Careers in MN

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Education Professors 4% $68,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,493
Educational Administration 1,256
Teacher Education Subject Specific 906
Special Education 632
Curriculum & Instruction 473
Student Counseling 349
Other Education 321
Instructional Media Design 238

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