With an overall population of 47,380 and a student population of 21,906, approximately 14,709 of Binghamton students attend one of Binghamton's schools that offer special education programs.
Binghamton's largest special education school is SUNY at Binghamton. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY at Binghamton with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a special education degree in Binghamton. Tuition in 2009 at Binghamton's special education schools was $19,175 per year for instate students and $27,075 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Binghamton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 22,630 special education professionals in New York. Of these special education professionals, 210 were working in the greater Binghamton area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Binghamton will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Binghamton is $54,590 per year, which is lower than the average for special education professionals state-wide.