Newark has a general population of 28,547 and an overall student population of 28,560. Approximately 21,138 of Newark's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Newark's largest special education school is University of Delaware. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from University of Delaware with credentials in special education.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Newark in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Newark's special education schools was $21,094 per year for instate students and $34,794 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Newark. And if you live on campus at one of the Newark-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,066 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,786.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Newark, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 special education professionals in Delaware were working in the greater Newark area. Newark's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Newark is $54,460 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.