Huntington has a general population of 17,450 and an overall student population of 1,270. Approximately 1,270 of Huntington's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Huntington University is the largest special education school in Huntington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Special Education program at Huntington University.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Huntington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,290 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Huntington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,180 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Huntington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,610 special education professionals in Indiana. Of these special education professionals, 270 were working in the greater Huntington area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Huntington will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Huntington, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,900 per year. This is lower than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.