With an overall population of 16,964 and a student population of 9,616, approximately 9,616 of South Orange students attend one of South Orange's schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in South Orange, the largest special education school, by student population, is Seton Hall University. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Seton Hall University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a special education degree from one of South Orange's special education schools. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in South Orange was $30,470 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the South Orange-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in South Orange, your job prospects are good. There were 10,850 special education professionals working in New Jersey and 2,490 working in the greater South Orange area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 14% in South Orange. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in South Orange is $63,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.