There are 2 special education schools in New Haven, Connecticut. New Haven has a total population of 123,626 and a student population of 32,290. Of these students, 18,662 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in New Haven, by student population, is Southern Connecticut State University. In 2010, Southern Connecticut State University graduated approximately 153 students with credentials in special education.
A reported 156 students graduated with credentials in special education in New Haven in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,980 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Haven special education schools was an average of $28,672 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,424 per year, on average, for room and board at New Haven-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
If you plan on staying in New Haven after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in New Haven, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 special education professionals in Connecticut were working in the greater New Haven area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in New Haven will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in New Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,060 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.
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