Lincoln, Nebraska has 2 special education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in special education. Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 41,437. Approximately 26,193 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 2 special education schools in Lincoln, the largest special education school, by student population, is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in special education.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in special education in Lincoln in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,568 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lincoln special education schools was an average of $31,088 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,095 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,745 per year, on average, for room and board at Lincoln-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,823.
If you plan on staying in Lincoln after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Lincoln, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,520 special education professionals in Nebraska, 210 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Lincoln will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Lincoln, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.
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