Fairfield University is the largest special education school in Fairfield, based on student population. In 2010, Fairfield University graduated approximately 24 students from its special education program.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Fairfield's special education schools. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Fairfield was $37,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairfield-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,790.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fairfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,770 special education professionals in Connecticut. Of these special education professionals, 560 were working in the greater Fairfield area. The number of special education professionals in Fairfield is expected to increase by 19% 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 Fairfield is $71,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.