There are 2 special education schools in Worcester, Massachusetts. With an overall population of 172,648 and a student population of 31,163, approximately 8,267 of Worcester students attend one of Worcester's schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Worcester, by student population, is Worcester State University. Approximately 29 students graduated in 2010 from Worcester State University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a special education certificate from one of Worcester's special education schools. Tuition in 2009 at Worcester's special education schools was $31,048 per year for instate students and $34,088 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $992 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Worcester. And if you live on campus at one of the Worcester-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,568 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,980.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Worcester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,370 special education professionals in Massachusetts, 710 were working in the greater Worcester area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Worcester will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Worcester, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.
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