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2021 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans in Kansas

9 Colleges
1,168 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,724 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Schools for Vets

Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans in KansasOut of the majors we analyze each year, teacher education grade specific was ranked 3rd in Kansas. In fact, 1,168 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.3% of all the grade specific ed bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans in Kansas ranking analyzed 9 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in grade specific ed. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality teacher education grade specific programs as well as strong veteran support.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the teacher education grade specific program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran population. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Schools for Veterans in Kansas

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Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Schools for Veterans

#1

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Our rankings recognize Kansas State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Manhattan, K - State is a public school with a fairly large student population. K - State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas list.

According to our most recent data, K - State supports 22,221 students, and 1,106 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 769 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,442. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Emporia State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value teacher education grade specific schools. Located in the town of Emporia, ESU is a public school with a medium-sized student population. In addition to being on our best for vets list, ESU has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas ranking.

According to our most recent data, ESU supports 5,796 students, and 122 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 75 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $4,153. During this same period, 2 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Fort Hays State University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the remote town of Hays, FHSU is a public school with a fairly large student population. FHSU not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #8 on our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas list.

According to our most recent data, FHSU supports 15,523 students, and 328 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 208 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $3,219. FHSU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#4

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. KU is a very large public school located in the small city of Lawrence. KU also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas rankings.

According to our most recent data, KU supports 27,690 students, and 873 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 660 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $8,622. To help with additional expenses, 6 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#5

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS

Our rankings recognize Pittsburg State University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Pitt State is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Pittsburg. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Pitt State, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas ranking.

Of the 6,625 students enrolled at Pitt State, 204 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 134 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $5,369. Pitt State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#6

Washburn University

Topeka, KS

Washburn University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value teacher education grade specific schools. Washburn University is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Topeka. Washburn University also made our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas list, coming in at #7.

Among the 6,571 students enrolled at Washburn University, 392 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 287 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $5,303. During this same period, 1 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#7

Newman University

Wichita, KS

Newman University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Newman University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Wichita. In addition to being on our best for vets list, Newman University has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas ranking.

Among the 3,373 students enrolled at Newman University, 46 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 32 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $11,709. During this same period, 16 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#8

Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

Benedictine College landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value teacher education grade specific schools. Benedictine College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Atchison. Benedictine College also made our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas list, coming in at #3.

According to our most recent data, Benedictine College supports 2,124 students, and 56 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 42 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $18,044. To help with additional expenses, 15 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#9

Southwestern College

Winfield, KS

Southwestern College earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. SC is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Winfield. SC also made our Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific in Kansas list, coming in at #9.

Of the 1,514 students enrolled at SC, 240 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 210 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $5,616. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Vets Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Schools for Vets in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 1,853
Minnesota 1,230
Iowa 1,392
Nebraska 674
South Dakota 363
North Dakota 375

One of 14 majors within the Education area of study, Teacher Education Grade Specific has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Grade Specific Ed

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Subject Specific 494
Special Education 12
General Education 4

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 9 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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