Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching

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#1

#1 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$43,315

#2

#2 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-College Station
College Station, TX

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

52

SAT Score

1,170–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$20,375

Median Starting Salary

$49,055

#3

#3 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,250–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$17,180

Median Starting Salary

$50,144

#4

#4 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Alva, OK

Acceptance Rate

56%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

890–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$10,448

Median Starting Salary

$50,705

#5

#5 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$17,535

Median Starting Salary

$46,788

#6

#6 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
Norman, OK

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$22,601

Median Starting Salary

$48,662

#7

#7 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Troy University
Troy, AL

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,187

Median Starting Salary

$48,703

#8

#8 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of West Alabama
Livingston, AL

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

47

SAT Score

930–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$13,786

Median Starting Salary

$47,902

#9

#9 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,070–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$16,208

Median Starting Salary

$51,051

#10

#10 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$53,180

#11

#11 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Waldorf University
Forest City, IA

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

930–1,090

Est. Net Price *

$18,620

Median Starting Salary

$50,863

#12

#12 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,080–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,855

Median Starting Salary

$53,631

#13

#13 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,140–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$18,274

Median Starting Salary

$56,294

#14

#14 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Morehead State University
Morehead, KY

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,040–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$10,991

Median Starting Salary

$48,637

#15

#15 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,000–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$14,954

Median Starting Salary

$49,486

#16

#16 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,719

Median Starting Salary

$47,633

#17

#17 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,150–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$21,105

Median Starting Salary

$49,929

#18

#18 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Drake University
Des Moines, IA

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,180–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$30,333

Median Starting Salary

$55,013

#19

#19 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Florida International University
Miami, FL

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,070–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$9,881

Median Starting Salary

$45,800

#20

#20 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Westminster College
Salt Lake City, UT

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,150–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$27,068

Median Starting Salary

$51,092

#21

#21 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Houston-Victoria
Victoria, TX

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

920–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$11,761

Median Starting Salary

$47,741

#22

#22 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$51,767

#23

#23 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,240–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$23,985

Median Starting Salary

$50,640

#24

#24 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,100–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$12,615

Median Starting Salary

$54,113

#25

#25 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,040–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$21,294

Median Starting Salary

$50,490

#26

#26 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,110–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$21,163

Median Starting Salary

$47,851

#27

#27 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Texas State University
San Marcos, TX

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

990–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$14,120

Median Starting Salary

$49,792

#28

#28 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

SUNY Buffalo State University
Buffalo, NY

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,812

Median Starting Salary

$50,358

#29

#29 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,100–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$16,926

Median Starting Salary

$51,700

#30

#30 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Muskingum University
New Concord, OH

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

940–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$19,682

Median Starting Salary

$51,111

#31

#31 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,343

Median Starting Salary

$48,584

#32

#32 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Widener University
Chester, PA

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,110–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$32,185

Median Starting Salary

$54,635

#33

#33 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Canisius College
Buffalo, NY

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,060–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$19,635

Median Starting Salary

$52,732

#34

#34 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Point Park University
Pittsburgh, PA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$24,702

Median Starting Salary

$51,576

#35

#35 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Natchitoches, LA

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

970–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$14,238

Median Starting Salary

$48,605

#36

#36 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,625

Median Starting Salary

$49,078

#37

#37 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Park University
Parkville, MO

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$15,858

Median Starting Salary

$48,255

#38

#38 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, OK

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$18,055

Median Starting Salary

$49,111

#39

#39 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Texarkana, TX

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

920–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$10,646

Median Starting Salary

$47,564

#40

#40 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, AR

Acceptance Rate

61%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

970–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$11,173

Median Starting Salary

$47,538

#41

#41 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, TX

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$11,347

Median Starting Salary

$46,866

#42

#42 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Empire State University
Saratoga Springs, NY

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$9,704

Median Starting Salary

$47,901

#43

#43 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Middletown, PA

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,110–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$22,096

Median Starting Salary

$50,193

#44

#44 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Capella University
Minneapolis, MN

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$14,935

Median Starting Salary

$50,863

#45

#45 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Teachers College at Columbia University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$50,863

#46

#46 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-World Campus
University Park, PA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$19,551

Median Starting Salary

$50,863

#47

#47 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

City University of Seattle
Seattle, WA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$48,044

#48

#48 Best College for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching in the U.S.

Walden University
Minneapolis, MN

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$20,510

Median Starting Salary

$50,863

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching programs prepare individuals to teach adult students in various settings, including basic and remedial education programs, continuing education programs, and programs designed to develop or upgrade specific employment-related knowledge and skills.

While Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching has degrees up to the Post masters certificate, most students study towards a Masters degree. Students major in Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching all around the US, though the major at the Masters degree level has the most graduates in Texas. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching is $34,700.

Popularity of Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

Some top jobs related to Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, include Training and Development Specialists and Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors, both of which have lots of job openings. Yet there are careers that pay more, like Training and Development Specialists. the most available position for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching majors is Self-Enrichment Teachers.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
717
Female Students
501 (69%)
Male Students
216 (30%)

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