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Education at Northwest Missouri State University

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how Northwest ranks in comparison to other schools with education programs.

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Education Degrees Available at Northwest

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education

Northwest Education Rankings

The bachelor's program at Northwest was ranked #213 on College Factual's Best Schools for education list. It is also ranked #5 in Missouri.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Education 41
Most Focused Colleges for Education 121
Best Education Colleges for Veterans 137
Most Popular Colleges for Education 146
Best Colleges for Education 213

Popularity of Education at Northwest

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Northwest Missouri State University handed out 179 bachelor's degrees in education. Due to this, the school was ranked #146 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 3% over the previous year when 173 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 95 students received their master’s degree in education from Northwest. This makes it the #451 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

Northwest Education Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Northwest Missouri State University.

Northwest Education Bachelor’s Program

Of the 179 education students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from Northwest, about 18% were men and 82% were women.

Northwest Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Northwest are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 87% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a bachelor's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Northwest Missouri State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 155
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 14

Northwest Education Master’s Program

Of the 95 students who graduated with a Master’s in education from Northwest in 2018, 25% were men and 75% were women.

Northwest Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 93% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a master's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Northwest Missouri State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 88
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 3

Areas of Concentration for Education

Education students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 109
Teacher Education Subject Specific 75
Special Education 46
Educational Administration 29
Student Counseling 15
Instructional Media Design 8
Multilingual Education 3
Curriculum & Instruction 1
Other Education 1

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 109
Communication & Journalism 82
Social Sciences 62
History 15

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