Lock Haven has a total population of 9,149 and a student population of 5,329. Of these students, 5,329 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Lock Haven's largest special education school is Lock Haven University. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Special Education program at Lock Haven University.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Lock Haven's special education schools. Tuition in 2009 at Lock Haven's special education schools was $17,000 per year for instate students and $23,436 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,139 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,736 per year, on average, for room and board at Lock Haven-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Lock Haven, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,700 special education professionals in Pennsylvania, 320 were working in the greater Lock Haven area. The number of special education professionals in Lock Haven is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Lock Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.