With an overall population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499, approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch students attend one of West Long Branch's schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in West Long Branch, the largest special education school, by student population, is Monmouth University. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Special Education program at Monmouth University.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in West Long Branch in 2010. If you decide to attend a special education school in West Long Branch, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,014.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board at West Long Branch-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in West Long Branch, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,850 special education professionals in New Jersey, 3,410 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The number of special education professionals in West Long Branch is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in West Long Branch is $59,850 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.