Emmitsburg has a general population of 2,290 and an overall student population of 2,080. Approximately 2,080 of Emmitsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Emmitsburg, by student population, is Mount St. Mary's University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Mount St. Mary's University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Emmitsburg's special education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,020 per year in tuition costs.
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 $9,878 per year, on average, for room and board at Emmitsburg-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,270.
If you plan on staying in Emmitsburg after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Emmitsburg, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 4,460 special education professionals in Maryland, 630 were working in the greater Emmitsburg area. The number of special education professionals in Emmitsburg is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Emmitsburg is $61,960 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.