Special Education Schools In Kansas

There are 13 accredited special education schools in Kansas for faculty who teach special education classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education training in Kansas, which includes special education training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education
  • PhD degree in Special Education


Schools

  1. Baker University

    618 Eighth Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006-0065

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  2. Benedictine College

    1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

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  3. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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  4. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  5. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. MidAmerica Nazarene University

    2030 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062-1899

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  8. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  9. University of Saint Mary

    4100 S 4th St Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048-5082

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  10. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  11. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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  12. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  13. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Special Education Employment

Kansas 4,570
National 468,850

Of all of the special education professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kansas.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In Kansas

4,110 4,220 4,600 4,820 2,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, special education is a shrinking field. In Kansas, 1,730 less special education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has shrunk by 42% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for special education professionals which shows a 50% decrease in the number of special education professionals working around the nation.

Special Education VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$38,590 $39,943 $44,563 $46,590 $47,300
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of special education professionals is declining, the salaries paid to special education professionals are increasing in Kansas. Special education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,590 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,300 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$34,440
25th percentile
$39,850
50th percentile
$46,210
75th percentile
$54,510
90th percentile
$63,410

Thus, there was a 18% growth in special education professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 84% pay differential between the highest paid special education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of special education in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Kansas

Early Childhood Education
$42,278
Elementary Education
$53,235
Special Education
$48,067
Speech Therapy
$45,903
Teaching
$55,286

Special education professionals in Kansas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
11
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total15

As the number of special education professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited special education schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In Kansas, there were 500 graduates in 2006. And there were 227 graduates from special education courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of special education school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 55%. 73% of these graduates received a master's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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