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Education at Western Connecticut 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 WestConn ranks in comparison to other schools with education programs.

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Education Degrees Available at WestConn

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

WestConn Education Rankings

The bachelor's program at WestConn was ranked #240 on College Factual's Best Schools for education list. It is also ranked #6 in Connecticut.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Education Graduates 171
Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 225
Best Colleges for Education 240
Best Value Colleges for Education 357
Most Popular Colleges for Education 541
Most Focused Colleges for Education 935

Popularity of Education at WestConn

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Western Connecticut State University handed out 33 bachelor's degrees in education. Due to this, the school was ranked #541 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 20% over the previous year when 41 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 49 students received their master’s degree in education from WestConn. This makes it the #640 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 10 students received their doctoral degrees in education in 2018, making the school the #316 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Diversity at WestConn

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

WestConn Education Bachelor’s Program

Of the 33 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Education from WestConn in 2017-2018, 9% were men and 91% were women.

WestConn Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at WestConn are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 73% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Western Connecticut State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 24
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

WestConn Education Master’s Program

Of the 49 education students who graduated with a master's degree in 2017-2018 from WestConn, about 39% were men and 61% were women.

WestConn Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 84% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Western Connecticut State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 41
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

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
Student Counseling 28
Teacher Education Subject Specific 24
Teacher Education Grade Specific 17
General Education 13
Educational Administration 10

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 120
Communication & Journalism 66
Social Sciences 39
History 24
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 1

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