Monmouth has a total population of 7,741 and a student population of 5,649. Of these students, 5,649 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Monmouth, the largest special education school, by student population, is Western Oregon University. In 2010, Western Oregon University graduated approximately 18 students from its special education program.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in special education in Monmouth in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Monmouth's special education schools was $18,981 per year for instate students and $30,036 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,125 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Monmouth. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,116 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,773.
If you plan on staying in Monmouth after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Monmouth, which is the most popular special education profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,970 special education professionals in Oregon, 150 were working in the greater Monmouth area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Monmouth. 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 Monmouth is $56,470 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.