Georgetown has a total population of 28,339 and a student population of 1,301. Of these students, 1,301 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Southwestern University is the largest special education school in Georgetown, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Special Education program at Southwestern University.
In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Georgetown was $30,220 per year, on average.
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 at one of the Georgetown-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Georgetown after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Georgetown, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 14,410 special education professionals in Texas. Of these special education professionals, 1,320 were working in the greater Georgetown area. Georgetown's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 41% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Georgetown is $46,360 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.