If you are interested in pursuing special education, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 special education schools in South Bend, Indiana. South Bend has a total population of 107,789 and a student population of 17,797. Of these students, 9,508 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in South Bend, by student population, is Indiana University-South Bend. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-South Bend with credentials in special education.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in South Bend in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,885 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all South Bend special education schools was an average of $28,582 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,237 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,796 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,550.
If you plan on staying in South Bend after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in South Bend, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 3,610 special education professionals in Indiana, 90 were working in the greater South Bend area. South Bend's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in South Bend, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,910 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.
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