Beaver Falls has a total population of 9,920 and a student population of 2,015. Of these students, 1,960 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Beaver Falls, the largest special education school, by student population, is Geneva College. In 2010, Geneva College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in special education.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in special education in Beaver Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend a special education school in Beaver Falls, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,400.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Beaver Falls. And if you live on campus at one of the Beaver Falls-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,450.
If you plan on staying in Beaver Falls after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Beaver Falls, which is the most popular special education profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 special education professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Beaver Falls area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Beaver Falls will increase by 7% 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 Beaver Falls is $51,140 per year, which is lower than the average for special education professionals state-wide.