There are 2 special education schools in Denver, Colorado. Denver has a total population of 554,636 and a student population of 105,451. Of these students, 46,552 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 2 special education schools in Denver, the largest special education school, by student population, is University of Colorado Denver. In 2010, University of Colorado Denver graduated approximately 33 students from its special education program.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Denver's special education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,828 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Denver special education schools was an average of $32,860 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,668 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,140 per year, on average, for room and board at Denver-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,751.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Denver, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,840 special education professionals in Colorado, 1,520 were working in the greater Denver area. The number of special education professionals in Denver is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Denver is $54,750 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.