River Forest, Illinois has 2 special education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in special education. River Forest has a general population of 11,635 and an overall student population of 8,958. Approximately 8,958 of River Forest's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Dominican University is the largest special education school in River Forest, based on student population. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Dominican University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a special education degree from one of River Forest's special education schools. If you decide to attend a special education school in River Forest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,077.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in River Forest. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,965.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in River Forest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 special education professionals in Illinois were working in the greater River Forest area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 23% in River Forest. 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 River Forest is $56,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.
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