With an overall population of 12,375 and a student population of 9,512, approximately 9,512 of Bloomsburg students attend one of Bloomsburg's schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Bloomsburg, the largest special education school, by student population, is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 132 students graduated from the Special Education program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 138 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Bloomsburg's special education schools. If you decide to attend one of Bloomsburg's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,400 per year in instate tuition and $27,836 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Bloomsburg-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,588 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bloomsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,700 special education professionals in Pennsylvania, 360 were working in the greater Bloomsburg area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Bloomsburg. This anticipated 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 Bloomsburg is $55,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.