With an overall population of 54,653 and a student population of 1,260, approximately 1,260 of Chicopee students attend one of Chicopee's schools that offer special education programs.
Chicopee's largest special education school is College of Our Lady of the Elms. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Special Education program at College of Our Lady of the Elms.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Chicopee in 2010. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Chicopee was $26,260 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Chicopee, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,370 special education professionals in Massachusetts, 910 were working in the greater Chicopee area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Chicopee. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Chicopee is $55,410 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.