Garden City has a general population of 21,672 and an overall student population of 31,060. Approximately 7,951 of Garden City's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Adelphi University is the largest special education school in Garden City, based on student population. Approximately 77 students graduated in 2010 from Adelphi University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 97 students graduated with a special education degree in Garden City. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Garden City was $26,230 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,990 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,730.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Garden City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 special education professionals in New York were working in the greater Garden City area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Garden City will 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 Garden City, you can expect to make an average salary of $82,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.