New Britain has a total population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639. Of these students, 12,461 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in New Britain, the largest special education school, by student population, is Central Connecticut State University. Approximately 64 students graduated in 2010 from Central Connecticut State University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with a special education degree from one of New Britain's special education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,442 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Britain special education schools was an average of $30,036 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in New Britain. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board at New Britain-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Britain, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,770 special education professionals in Connecticut, 930 were working in the greater New Britain area. New Britain's special education professional workforce is projected 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 New Britain is $68,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.