With an overall population of 10,912 and a student population of 5,069, approximately 3,567 of Arkadelphia students attend one of Arkadelphia's schools that offer special education programs.
Henderson State University is the largest special education school in Arkadelphia, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Henderson State University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a special education degree in Arkadelphia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,881 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arkadelphia special education schools was an average of $19,961 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,398 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Arkadelphia after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Arkadelphia, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,400 special education professionals in Arkansas, 190 were working in the greater Arkadelphia area. The number of special education professionals in Arkadelphia is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Arkadelphia, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.