Ames has a general population of 50,731 and an overall student population of 28,104. Approximately 27,945 of Ames's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Ames, by student population, is Iowa State University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Iowa State University with credentials in special education.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Ames in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ames's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,366 per year in instate tuition and $29,586 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board at Ames-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
If you plan on staying in Ames after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Ames, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 17% in Ames. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.