Youngstown has a total population of 82,026 and a student population of 15,966. Of these students, 14,644 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Youngstown State University is the largest special education school in Youngstown, based on student population. In 2010, Youngstown State University graduated approximately 55 students from its special education program.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a special education degree in Youngstown. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,057 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Youngstown special education schools was an average of $22,750 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,212 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Youngstown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Youngstown-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Youngstown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,270 special education professionals in Ohio. Of these special education professionals, 500 were working in the greater Youngstown area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Youngstown. 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 Youngstown is $51,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.