Best masters in special education in Arizona

Special Education master’s graduates in Arizona earn a weighted average salary of $46,901 3 years after graduation, placing them in the bottom 50% nationally.

Our special education graduate rankings cover 5 of the 5 programs available in Arizona, accounting for 100% of total student graduates. We only include schools with sufficient earnings and/or debt data.

Cost of living is not considered when comparing states.

For more information visit our guide to special education. Interested in how we rank schools? Review our ranking methodology.

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#1 in Arizona | #178 in Special Education nationally

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona

Economic score 0.72

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $46,759

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.7

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $31,340

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#2 in Arizona | #180 in Special Education nationally

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Economic score 0.73

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $48,479

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.7

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $34,875

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#3 in Arizona | #208 in Special Education nationally
Economic score 0.83

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $46,303

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.7

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $34,636

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#4 in Arizona | #210 in Special Education nationally
Economic score 0.84

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $49,177

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.8

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $41,000

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#5 in Arizona | #235 in Special Education nationally
Economic score 0.95

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $43,426

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.9

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $36,979

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

How long does it take to pay down debt in special education in Arizona?

Years

Under a year

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in special education is covered by average graduate earnings in under a year.

How much do graduates with a master's degree in special education earn in Arizona?

Salary

$46,901

The median master's degree in special education graduate earns $46,901 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in special education cost in Arizona?

Net cost

$16,981

The average annual cost of a master's degree in special education is $16,981. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.

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