With an overall population of 89,847 and a student population of 6,086, approximately 3,635 of Billings students attend one of Billings's schools that offer special education programs.
Montana State University-Billings is the largest special education school in Billings, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Special Education program at Montana State University-Billings.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a special education degree in Billings. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,207 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Billings special education schools was an average of $25,648 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board at Billings-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Billings, your job prospects are average. Billings's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.