With an overall population of 49,321 and a student population of 13,234, approximately 13,172 of Grand Forks students attend one of Grand Forks's schools that offer special education programs.
Grand Forks's largest special education school is University of North Dakota. In 2010, University of North Dakota graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in special education.
A total of 67 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Grand Forks in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,726 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Grand Forks special education schools was an average of $25,845 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,978 per year, on average, for room and board at Grand Forks-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,726.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Grand Forks, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 810 special education professionals in North Dakota. Of these special education professionals, 110 were working in the greater Grand Forks area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Grand Forks will increase by 10% by the year 2018. 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 Grand Forks is $44,490 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.