Indianapolis has a total population of 781,870 and a student population of 71,622. Of these students, 30,383 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Indianapolis, the largest special education school, by student population, is Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. In 2010, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis graduated approximately 16 students from its special education program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Indianapolis's special education schools. If you decide to attend one of Indianapolis's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,859 per year in instate tuition and $37,756 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $672 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board at Indianapolis-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,315.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Indianapolis, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 special education professionals in Indiana were working in the greater Indianapolis area. Indianapolis's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. 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 Indianapolis is $46,540 per year, which is lower than the average for special education professionals state-wide.
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