Evanston has a general population of 74,239 and an overall student population of 20,444. Approximately 19,853 of Evanston's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Evanston, the largest special education school, by student population, is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in special education.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in special education in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to attend a special education school in Evanston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,463.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,685 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Evanston. And if you live on campus at one of the Evanston-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Evanston, your job prospects are good. There were 10,440 special education professionals working in Illinois and 5,010 working in the greater Evanston area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 23% in Evanston. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Evanston, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.