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General Education Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 960 students earned their Education degrees in VA.

A General Education major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 849
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 111

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 7.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
General Education Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Virginia

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Virginia

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Virginia that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
257 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,751 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 63% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $44,400 after graduation.

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,400 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#4

Liberty University

Lynchburg
93 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

The 9.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 97% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,727 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 66% of the teachers are full time.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,316 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $20,321. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at GMU. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#7

Longwood University

Farmville
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,911 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,207. The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#8

Shenandoah University

Winchester
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,817 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 100% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
9,335 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. 86% of students get financical aid. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,081 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,687.

General Education Careers in VA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Educational Administration 1,340
Curriculum & Instruction 1,191
Special Education 963
Teacher Education Grade Specific 862
Student Counseling 702
Teacher Education Subject Specific 416
Other Education 198
Instructional Media Design 106

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