If you are interested in pursuing special education, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 special education schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana. With an overall population of 205,727 and a student population of 32,948, approximately 15,840 of Fort Wayne students attend one of Fort Wayne's schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Fort Wayne, by student population, is Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne with credentials in special education.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in special education in Fort Wayne in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fort Wayne's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,928 per year in instate tuition and $31,226 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Fort Wayne. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Wayne-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,185 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,318.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Wayne, your job prospects are good. There were 3,610 special education professionals working in Indiana and 300 working in the greater Fort Wayne area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 19% in Fort Wayne. This projected 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 Fort Wayne is $47,700 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.
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