There are schools offering special education degrees in Minnesota!
Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Minnesota
Your Favorite Schools
Each year, approximately 0.2% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in special education. Thus, Minnesota's 15 special education schools put out approximately 457 special education professionals each year.
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a special education program. It is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, 45 students graduated from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities' special education program. Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid $12,288 per year in tuition fees.
University of Minnesota-Duluth, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a special education program. It is located in Duluth. Tuition at University of Minnesota-Duluth was $11,808 per year.
Augsburg College, which is located in Minneapolis, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 37th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Augsburg College graduated 14 students from its special education programs. The tuition rate at Augsburg College was $28,864 per year.
Tuition at Minnesota's special education schools ranges from $30,493 per year to $6,660 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,249 per year. In 2010, the special education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Minnesota were:
- University of St Thomas - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $30,493 per year
- Augsburg College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $28,864 per year
- Bethel University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $28,080 per year
The special education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Minnesota were:
- Saint Cloud State University - located in Saint Cloud, students are charged $6,660 per year
- Minnesota State University-Mankato - located in Mankato, students are charged $6,725 per year
- Minnesota State University-Moorhead - located in Moorhead, students are charged $6,924 per year
A special education degree from a Minnesota school... what next?
In Minnesota, the largest numbers of special education professional work in the following counties:
- Anoka County - 3,230 special education professionals
- Becker County - 510 special education professionals
- Brown County - 470 special education professionals
The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Minnesota will grow by 11%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,040 special education professionals working in Minnesota.
On average, special education professionals earn a salary of $53,630 per year in Minnesota state. In 2010, however, some Minnesota special education professional earned as little as less than $32,360 per year or as much as more than $79,350 per year. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for special education professionals:
- Anoka County - $56,620 per year
- Carlton County - $52,440 per year
- Benton County - $50,830 per year
On average, special education professionals earn the least in the following Minnesota counties:
- Big Stone County - $44,300 per year
- Blue Earth County - $48,250 per year
- Dodge County - $49,350 per year
On average, the highest paid special education professionals in Minnesota were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $53,630 per year
The special education professionals with lowest average salaries in Minnesota were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $53,630 per year
For more data regarding a career in special education in Minnesota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or elementary education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Minnesota
- Master's Degree in Special Education in Minnesota
- Doctoral Degree in Special Education in Minnesota
Want to study at your own time and pace?
Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!View Online Schools
Featured Online Schools
|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,383 miles from location||University of Minnesota-Twin Cities||Minneapolis||MN||86.0842||32%||51,659|
|6,384 miles from location||Walden University||Minneapolis||MN||16.553||n/a||40,714|
|6,385 miles from location||Capella University||Minneapolis||MN||13.5598||66%||31,998|
|6,426 miles from location||Saint Cloud State University||Saint Cloud||MN||31.3343||45%||18,123|
|6,423 miles from location||Minnesota State University-Mankato||Mankato||MN||31.8355||42%||14,955|
|6,323 miles from location||University of Minnesota-Duluth||Duluth||MN||64.3966||37%||11,664|
|6,381 miles from location||University of St Thomas||Saint Paul||MN||34.5939||31%||10,851|
|6,306 miles from location||Winona State University||Winona||MN||29.6569||39%||8,657|
|6,544 miles from location||Minnesota State University-Moorhead||Moorhead||MN||24.7584||47%||7,510|
|6,509 miles from location||Southwest Minnesota State University||Marshall||MN||22.5505||35%||6,740|
|6,309 miles from location||Saint Mary's University of Minnesota||Winona||MN||27.8242||32%||5,565|
|6,453 miles from location||Bemidji State University||Bemidji||MN||25.5837||46%||5,175|
|6,379 miles from location||Bethel University||Saint Paul||MN||34.0074||45%||4,361|
|6,383 miles from location||Augsburg College||Minneapolis||MN||62.9719||38%||4,010|
|6,379 miles from location||Concordia University-Saint Paul||Saint Paul||MN||57.5595||30%||2,816|
Curious what studying Special Education gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Minnesota
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School +||5,530||$53,630||-8.9%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are special education related jobs in Minnesota