If you decide that you want to get a special education degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 special education schools in Orangeburg, New York. With an overall population of 3,388 and a student population of 2,665, approximately 2,665 of Orangeburg students attend one of Orangeburg's schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 2 special education schools in Orangeburg, the largest special education school, by student population, is Long Island University-Rockland Campus. In 2010, Long Island University-Rockland Campus graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in special education.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in special education in Orangeburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,120 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,520.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orangeburg, your job prospects are good. There were 22,630 special education professionals working in New York and 13,770 working in the greater Orangeburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Orangeburg. 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 Orangeburg is $62,020 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.
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