Greensburg has a total population of 15,889 and a student population of 4,225. Of these students, 2,136 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Greensburg's largest special education school is Seton Hill University. In 2010, Seton Hill University graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Greensburg's special education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,622 per year in tuition costs.
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 $8,550 per year, on average, for room and board at Greensburg-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,922.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Greensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 special education professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Greensburg area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Greensburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Greensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.