Best Colleges with Special Education and Teaching Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Special Education and Teaching, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Special Education and Teaching is a very popular major and is offered at a wide variety of colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Special Education and Teaching degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Special Education and Teaching degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Special Education and Teaching.

The Best Special Education and Teaching Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon University offers 4 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 1,615 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 824 Bachelor's degrees, 683 Master's degrees, and 108 Certificates degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
2 Saint Joseph's College-New York Brooklyn, NY

Saint Joseph's College-New York offers 2 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 297 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 214 Bachelor's degrees, and 83 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
3 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 4 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 65 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 46 Master's degrees, 11 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
4 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University offers 2 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 260 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 177 Master's degrees, and 83 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
5 Ball State University Muncie, IN

Ball State University offers 5 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 237 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 152 Certificates degrees, 84 Master's degrees, 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 48 Reviews
6 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock, PA

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers 4 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a far away town. In 2015, 241 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 138 Bachelor's degrees, and 103 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 George Mason University Fairfax, VA

George Mason University offers 2 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 229 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 211 Master's degrees, and 18 Certificates degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 1 Special Education And Teaching Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 45 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
9 Simmons College Boston, MA

Simmons College offers 3 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 142 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 142 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ

The College of New Jersey offers 4 Special Education And Teaching Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 107 students graduated in the study area of Special Education And Teaching with students earning 55 Master's degrees, 41 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Certificates degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews

List of Special Education and Teaching Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
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  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Grand Canyon University Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
4/5
39 : 1 69,444
Saint Joseph's College-New York Saint Joseph's College-New York Brooklyn, NY
5/5
16 : 1 4,749
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Ball State University Ball State University Muncie, IN
3/5
20 : 1 21,196
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock, PA
3/5
24 : 1 8,611
George Mason University George Mason University Fairfax, VA
3/5
21 : 1 33,929
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Simmons College Simmons College Boston, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,662
The College of New Jersey The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ
4/5
15 : 1 7,406
Boston College Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
5/5
15 : 1 14,354
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Fordham University Fordham University Bronx, NY
5/5
16 : 1 15,286
Bridgewater State University Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
3/5
23 : 1 11,089
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
4/5
11 : 1 23,883
University of Connecticut University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
3/5
15 : 1 27,043
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
13 : 1 9,392
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950

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Getting a Special Education and Teaching Degree Online

Schools offering online Special Education and Teaching degrees

Online Special Education and Teaching degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 1,203 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Special Education and Teaching degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Grand Canyon University 108 0 412 683 0
Western Governors University 0 0 273 176 0
George Mason University 18 0 0 211 0
Liberty University 0 0 83 177 0
Ball State University 8 0 0 84 0
How many schools offer online Special Education and Teaching degrees?
  • 41 Certificates
  • 7 Associate's
  • 26 Bachelor's
  • 128 Master's

What degrees do people get in Special Education and Teaching?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 50 Colleges 120 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 442 Colleges 8,298 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 189 Colleges 1,190 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 66 Colleges 208 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 539 Colleges 11,386 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching Degree Overview

When going for a Special Education and Teaching degree, know that there are many selections for a traditional degree as well as higher education options. Earning a degree in Special Education and Teaching may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is prevalent to receive advanced degrees alongside the traditional. The standard Special Education and Teaching degree earned was a master's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Special Education and Teaching degree that people obtain is a bachelor's degree. While a master's degree is slightly more popular, both are very typical options. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. With your goals in mind, look for the Special Education and Teaching degree that can match your flexibility and needs in addition to finding a school with the right opportunities for you to earn that degree.

Average cost of college for a Special Education and Teaching degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,785 Public In-State
$7,892 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$8,210 Public In-State
$26,499 Private In-State
$18,960 Public Out-of-State
$26,499 Private Out-of-State
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