Huntingdon has a general population of 6,918 and an overall student population of 1,549. Approximately 1,468 of Huntingdon's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Juniata College is the largest special education school in Huntingdon, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Juniata College with credentials in special education.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in special education in Huntingdon in 2010. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Huntingdon was $31,550 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Huntingdon. And if you live on campus at one of the Huntingdon-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Huntingdon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,700 special education professionals in Pennsylvania, 320 were working in the greater Huntingdon area. The number of special education professionals in Huntingdon is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. 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 Huntingdon is $48,970 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.