Bloomington has a total population of 69,291 and a student population of 48,301. Of these students, 42,347 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Bloomington's largest special education school is Indiana University-Bloomington. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Special Education program at Indiana University-Bloomington.
A total of 61 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Bloomington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomington's special education schools was $20,099 per year for instate students and $37,646 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $792 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,546 per year, on average, for room and board at Bloomington-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Bloomington, your job prospects are good. There were 3,610 special education professionals working in Indiana and 70 working in the greater Bloomington area in 2010. Bloomington's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Bloomington, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,250 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.