Bluffton has a total population of 3,896 and a student population of 1,127. Of these students, 1,127 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Bluffton, by student population, is Bluffton University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Special Education program at Bluffton University.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Bluffton's special education schools. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Bluffton was $24,044 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bluffton-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,694.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Bluffton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 82 special education professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Bluffton area. Bluffton's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Bluffton, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,590 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.