Framingham has a total population of 66,910 and a student population of 6,063. Of these students, 5,989 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Framingham, the largest special education school, by student population, is Framingham State University. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Special Education program at Framingham State University.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Framingham's special education schools. Tuition in 2009 at Framingham's special education schools was $18,938 per year for instate students and $25,018 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Framingham-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Framingham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 special education professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Framingham area. Framingham's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. 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 Framingham is $56,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.