East Stroudsburg has a general population of 9,888 and an overall student population of 7,576. Approximately 7,576 of East Stroudsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in East Stroudsburg, by student population, is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 110 students with credentials in special education.
A total of 110 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in East Stroudsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,300 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Stroudsburg special education schools was an average of $25,736 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,418 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,050.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in East Stroudsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,700 special education professionals in Pennsylvania, 360 were working in the greater East Stroudsburg area. The number of special education professionals in East Stroudsburg is expected to 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 East Stroudsburg is $55,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.