Education in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Education Programs in North Dakota


Each year, approximately 3.6% of North Dakota graduates receive degrees in education. In other words, every year an estimated 646 education professionals graduate from North Dakota's 14 education schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a education program is University of Mary. University of Mary, which was ranked 44th in the country in 2010, is located in Bismarck. 58 students graduated with a degree in education from University of Mary in 2010. University of Mary charged in-state students $13,024 in tuition fees per year.

Minot State University, which is located in Minot, is the second-ranked school in North Dakota that has a education program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 130 students graduated from Minot State University education program. Students at Minot State University paid $5,637 per year in tuition fees.

University of North Dakota, which is located in Grand Forks, is the third-ranked school in North Dakota that has a education program. It received a ranking of 67th in the country in 2010. 198 students graduated with degree in education from University of North Dakota in 2010. Students at University of North Dakota paid $6,934 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a North Dakota education school, average tuition will be $6,708 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,000 per year to $16,780 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at North Dakota education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Jamestown College - located in Jamestown, students are charged $16,780 per year
  2. Trinity Bible College - located in Ellendale, students are charged $13,090 per year
  3. University of Mary - located in Bismarck, students are charged $13,024 per year

The lowest tuition rates at North Dakota education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Turtle Mountain Community College - located in Belcourt, students are charged $2,000 per year
  2. Bismarck State College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,356 per year
  3. Sitting Bull College - located in Fort Yates, students are charged $3,810 per year

An education degree from a North Dakota school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs education graduates in North Dakota pursue include postsecondary vocational teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, business teacher, and computer science teacher. If you decide to work as an education professional in North Dakota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 7,520 North Dakota education professional as of 2010. This number includes 220 instructional coordinators, 270 postsecondary vocational teachers, and postsecondary teachers. The largest populations of North Dakota education professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Clay County - 1,750 education professionals
  2. Bottineau County - 1,210 education professionals
  3. Burleigh County - 1,110 education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of education professionals in North Dakota will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,900 education professionals working in North Dakota. The greatest growth for education professional is predicted to be amongst Instructional Coordinators, who are expected to increase by 21% by 2018.

Salary

education professionals in North Dakota make an average of $46,578 per year. However, North Dakota education professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,580 per year to more than $100,090 per year in 2010. On average education professional earn the most in the following North Dakota counties:

  1. Clay County - $52,366 per year
  2. Burleigh County - $48,911 per year
  3. Polk County - $47,438 per year

The North Dakota counties with the lowest average salary for education professionals are:

  1. Nelson County - $37,405 per year
  2. Adams County - $41,010 per year
  3. Barnes County - $41,960 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in North Dakota were:

  1. Business Teacher - $62,810 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $61,140 per year
  3. Postsecondary Teacher - $57,610 per year

The education professionals with lowest average salaries in North Dakota were:

  1. Kindergarten Teacher - $39,290 per year
  2. Education Administrator - per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional North Dakota statistics regarding a career in education and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as teaching or elementary education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in North Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in North Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Education in North Dakota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other n/a $57,610
2
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 5,670 $43,110 -4.1%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 550 $39,290 189.5%
4
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 270 $49,160 -28.9%
5
Instructional Coordinators 220 $55,700 37.5%
6
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 200 $62,810 -41.2%
7
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 150 $47,060 -28.6%
8
Education Administrators, All Other 140 n/a 133.3%
9
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 140 $51,000 16.7%
10
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 100 $61,140 -23.1%
11
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 80 $45,480
 

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