With an overall population of 23,253 and a student population of 2,397, approximately 2,212 of Alliance students attend one of Alliance's schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Alliance, by student population, is University of Mount Union. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Special Education program at University of Mount Union.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Alliance's special education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,880 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Alliance. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board at Alliance-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,080.
If you plan on staying in Alliance after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Alliance, which is the most popular special education profession, are average. In 2010, there were 7,270 special education professionals in Ohio. Of these special education professionals, 300 were working in the greater Alliance area. The number of special education professionals in Alliance is expected to increase by 11% 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 Alliance is $50,130 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.