Kutztown has a total population of 5,067 and a student population of 10,634. Of these students, 10,634 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Kutztown, by student population, is Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 70 students with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a special education degree in Kutztown. Tuition in 2009 at Kutztown's special education schools was $18,795 per year for instate students and $27,231 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Kutztown. And if you live on campus at one of the Kutztown-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,698 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kutztown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 11,700 special education professionals working in Pennsylvania and 510 working in the greater Kutztown area in 2010. The number of special education professionals in Kutztown 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 Kutztown is $57,410 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.