With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Salem, by student population, is Salem State University. In 2010, approximately 93 students graduated from the Special Education program at Salem State University.
In 2010, 93 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Salem's special education schools. If you decide to attend one of Salem's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,443 per year in instate tuition and $25,583 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Salem, your job prospects are good. There were 8,370 special education professionals working in Massachusetts and 280 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Salem will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.