With an overall population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860, approximately 3,352 of Joliet students attend one of Joliet's schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Joliet, the largest special education school, by student population, is University of St Francis. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Special Education program at University of St Francis.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in special education in Joliet in 2010. If you decide to attend a special education school in Joliet, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,698.
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 Joliet. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,938 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,118.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Joliet, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,440 special education professionals in Illinois, 5,010 were working in the greater Joliet area. Joliet's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Joliet is $56,890 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.