Costa Mesa has a general population of 108,724 and an overall student population of 27,906. Approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Costa Mesa, the largest special education school, by student population, is Orange Coast College. In 2010, Orange Coast College graduated approximately 1 students from its special education program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a special education certificate in Costa Mesa. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $686 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for special education related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Costa Mesa after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Costa Mesa, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. There were 19,200 special education professionals working in California and 1,180 working in the greater Costa Mesa area in 2010. The number of special education professionals in Costa Mesa is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Costa Mesa is $75,620 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.