Davenport has a general population of 98,359 and an overall student population of 85,822. Approximately 3,729 of Davenport's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Saint Ambrose University is the largest special education school in Davenport, based on student population. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Saint Ambrose University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a special education certificate in Davenport. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Davenport was $22,590 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,255 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Davenport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,920 special education professionals in Iowa. Of these special education professionals, 290 were working in the greater Davenport area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Davenport will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Davenport is $52,160 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.