Kent has a total population of 27,906 and a student population of 25,349. Of these students, 25,127 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Kent, by student population, is Kent State University at Kent. In 2010, approximately 82 students graduated from the Special Education program at Kent State University at Kent.
In 2010, 84 students graduated with a special education degree in Kent. Tuition in 2009 at Kent's special education schools was $21,920 per year for instate students and $29,612 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,280 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Kent. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Kent-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Kent, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 special education professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Kent area. Kent's special education professional workforce is projected 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 Kent is $52,850 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.