Utica has a total population of 60,651 and a student population of 13,663. Of these students, 3,273 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Utica, the largest special education school, by student population, is Utica College. In 2010, Utica College graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in special education.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Utica in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,284 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $984 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,850 per year, on average, for room and board at Utica-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,742.
If you plan on staying in Utica after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Utica, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. There were 22,630 special education professionals working in New York and 420 working in the greater Utica area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Utica. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Utica, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,940 per year. This is lower than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.