Glenside has a total population of 7,914 and a student population of 4,872. Of these students, 3,953 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Glenside, the largest special education school, by student population, is Arcadia University. In 2010, Arcadia University graduated approximately 64 students from its special education program.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Glenside in 2010. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Glenside was $31,260 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Glenside-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,860.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Glenside, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 special education professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Glenside area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Glenside. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Glenside, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.