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General Education Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 299 students earned their Education degrees in WI.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 249
Post-Master’s Certificate 50
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 50

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 80.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.0%
  • Other Races: 1.7%
General Education Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 990 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for General Education Jobs in Wisconsin

Education grads earn an average of $77,990 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Edgewood College

Madison
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,038 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,340. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
8,413 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 71%. A typical student attending UW - Stout will pay a net price of $15,945. The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,271 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. 79% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
985 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,013.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,332 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. A typical student attending UW - Stevens Point will pay a net price of $14,192. The full-time teacher rate is 77%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $17,661. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years. A typical student attending UW - Whitewater will pay a net price of $14,166.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,521 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,695. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

#9

Alverno College

Milwaukee
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,744 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.92 years. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%.

#9

Carthage College

Kenosha
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,742 Total Students

53% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Carthage grads earn an average salary of $37,000. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Education Careers in WI

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Education Professors 5% $73,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Educational Administration 953
Teacher Education Grade Specific 535
Teacher Education Subject Specific 334
Curriculum & Instruction 228
Student Counseling 216
Special Education 185
Education Philosophy 23
Instructional Media Design 16

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