Lakewood has a general population of 36,065 and an overall student population of 9,996. Approximately 3,023 of Lakewood's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Lakewood, by student population, is Georgian Court University. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Georgian Court University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a special education certificate from one of Lakewood's special education schools. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Lakewood was $24,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Lakewood-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Lakewood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,850 special education professionals in New Jersey. Of these special education professionals, 3,410 were working in the greater Lakewood area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Lakewood. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,850 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.