With an overall population of 14,375 and a student population of 2,885, approximately 2,622 of Mount Vernon students attend one of Mount Vernon's schools that offer special education programs.
Mount Vernon's largest special education school is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Special Education program at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in special education in Mount Vernon in 2010. If you decide to attend a special education school in Mount Vernon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,330.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Vernon-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Mount Vernon, your job prospects are average. There were 7,270 special education professionals working in Ohio and 620 working in the greater Mount Vernon area in 2010. Mount Vernon's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% 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 Mount Vernon is $44,420 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.