The largest special education school in Jamaica, by student population, is St. John's University-New York. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from St. John's University-New York with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a special education degree in Jamaica. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Jamaica was $30,040 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Jamaica. And if you live on campus at one of the Jamaica-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $13,140 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,640.
If you plan on staying in Jamaica after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Jamaica, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Jamaica will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.