Toledo has a total population of 313,619 and a student population of 26,794. Of these students, 23,064 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Toledo, by student population, is University of Toledo. In 2010, University of Toledo graduated approximately 64 students from its special education program.
A total of 107 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Toledo in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Toledo's special education schools was $21,481 per year for instate students and $30,293 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Toledo. And if you live on campus at one of the Toledo-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,478 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,056.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Toledo, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,270 special education professionals in Ohio, 460 were working in the greater Toledo area. Toledo'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 Toledo is $51,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.