Rio Grande has a general population of 915 and an overall student population of 2,266. Approximately 2,096 of Rio Grande's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
University of Rio Grande is the largest special education school in Rio Grande, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 54 students graduated from the Special Education program at University of Rio Grande.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Rio Grande's special education schools. If you decide to attend a special education school in Rio Grande, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,260.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rio Grande-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,462.
If you plan on staying in Rio Grande after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Rio Grande, which is the most popular special education profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 special education professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Rio Grande area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Rio Grande will 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 Rio Grande is $51,550 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.