Special Education Schools In Ohio

Ohio has 40 accredited special education schools where special education faculty who teach special education classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Ohio, and the future trends in special education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Akron Main Campus

    302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702

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  2. Ashland University

    401 College Ave, Ashland, Ohio 44805

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Baldwin-Wallace College

    275 Eastland Rd, Berea, Ohio 44017-2088

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  4. Bluffton University

    1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio 45817-2104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

    220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Capital University

    1 College and Main, Columbus, Ohio 43209-2394

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  7. Cedarville University

    251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, Ohio 45314-0601

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  8. Central State University

    1400 Brush Row Rd, Wilberforce, Ohio 45384-1004

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  9. Cincinnati Christian University

    2700 Glenway Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45204-3200

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  10. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

    2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0063

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Dayton

    300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio 45469

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Defiance College

    701 N Clinton, Defiance, Ohio 43512

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  13. The University of Findlay

    1000 N Main St, Findlay, Ohio 45840-3653

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  14. Heidelberg University

    310 E Market St, Tiffin, Ohio 44883-2462

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  15. Eastern Gateway Community College

    4000 Sunset Blvd, Steubenville, Ohio 43952-3598

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Kent State University at Kent

    Kent, Ohio 44242-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Lake Erie College

    391 W Washington St, Painesville, Ohio 44077-3389

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  18. Malone University

    2600 Cleveland Avenue NW, Canton, Ohio 44709-3897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Miami University-Oxford

    501 East High St, Oxford, Ohio 45056

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of Mount Union

    1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, Ohio 44601-3993

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  21. Mount Vernon Nazarene University

    800 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-9500

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  22. College of Mount St. Joseph

    5701 Delhi Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45233-1670

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  23. Muskingum University

    163 Stormont Street, New Concord, Ohio 43762

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  24. Notre Dame College

    4545 College Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44121-4293

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  25. Ohio Dominican University

    1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219

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  26. Ohio State University-Main Campus

    190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Ohio University-Main Campus

    Athens, Ohio 45701-2979

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. University of Rio Grande

    218 N College Ave, Rio Grande, Ohio 45674

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Shawnee State University

    940 Second St, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

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  30. Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati

    1011 Glendale-Milford Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215-1107

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  31. Brown Mackie College-Akron

    755 White Pond Drive, STE 101, Akron, Ohio 44320

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  32. University of Toledo

    2801 W Bancroft, Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

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  33. Union Institute & University

    440 E McMillan St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206-1925

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  34. Urbana University

    579 College Way, Urbana, Ohio 43078-2091

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  35. Ursuline College

    2550 Lander Rd, Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124

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  36. Walsh University

    2020 East Maple St, North Canton, Ohio 44720-3396

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  37. Wright State University-Main Campus

    3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001

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  38. Xavier University

    3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-1092

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  39. Youngstown State University

    One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555-0001

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  40. Antioch University Midwest

    900 Dayton St, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Special Education Employment

Ohio 21,500
National 468,850

Approximately 4% of the country's special education professionals work in Ohio state.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In Ohio

24,950 24,500 24,930 22,080 8,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Ohio, special education is a shrinking field. 16,690 less special education professionals were working in Ohio in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of special education has shrunk by 67% in Ohio. This decline is faster 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 Ohio

$50,207 $52,120 $53,510 $51,327 $52,090
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Ohio, as the number of special education professionals is declining, the salaries earned by special education professionals are increasing. In 2006 special education professionals made a mean salary of $50,207 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,090 per year.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Ohio

10th percentile
$30,540
25th percentile
$39,540
50th percentile
$51,730
75th percentile
$63,740
90th percentile
$74,640

This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Ohio state, within the field of special education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid special education professionals earn 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Ohio

Early Childhood Education
$43,000
Elementary Education
$60,230
Special Education
$53,333
Speech Therapy
$52,853
Teaching
$63,046

In Ohio, special education professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
51
master
37
doctor
2
Certificate
6
Total99

The number of students graduating from the 40 accredited special education schools in Ohio is decreasing. In Ohio, there were 1,937 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,263 graduates from special education courses in 2010.

This represents a 35% decrease in the number of special education degree or certificate school graduates in Ohio state. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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