Dallas has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Misericordia University is the largest special education school in Dallas, based on student population. In 2010, Misericordia University graduated approximately 1 students from its special education program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Dallas in 2010. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Dallas was $24,050 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Dallas-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Dallas, your job prospects are not very good. There were 11,700 special education professionals working in Pennsylvania and 320 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Dallas 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 Dallas is $53,190 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.