Old Westbury has a general population of 4,228 and an overall student population of 13,068. Approximately 3,897 of Old Westbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Old Westbury, the largest special education school, by student population, is SUNY College at Old Westbury. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College at Old Westbury with credentials in special education.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Old Westbury in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,147 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Old Westbury special education schools was an average of $26,047 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Old Westbury-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,390 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,797.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Old Westbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 special education professionals in New York were working in the greater Old Westbury area. Old Westbury's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Old Westbury, 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.