With an overall population of 9,024 and a student population of 15,253, approximately 15,253 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Durham, the largest special education school, by student population, is University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. In 2010, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in special education.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in special education in Durham in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Durham's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,348 per year in instate tuition and $39,318 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Durham-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Durham, your job prospects are good. There were 1,020 special education professionals working in New Hampshire and 170 working in the greater Durham area in 2010. The number of special education professionals in Durham is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Durham is $51,840 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.