Hackettstown has a total population of 10,403 and a student population of 2,939. Of these students, 2,939 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Centenary College is the largest special education school in Hackettstown, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Special Education program at Centenary College.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in special education in Hackettstown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,534 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Hackettstown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,434 per year, on average, for room and board at Hackettstown-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,084.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hackettstown, your job prospects are good. There were 10,850 special education professionals working in New Jersey and 750 working in the greater Hackettstown area in 2010. The number of special education professionals in Hackettstown is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Hackettstown, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,200 per year. This is lower than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.