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Special Education Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Special Education Schools in Philadelphia, PA

If you are interested in pursuing special education, you may want to consider attending one of the 5 special education schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 56,977 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer special education programs.

Of the 5 special education schools in Philadelphia, the largest special education school, by student population, is Holy Family University. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Special Education program at Holy Family University.

A total of 126 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Philadelphia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,931 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Philadelphia special education schools was an average of $40,905 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $999 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,188 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,752.

Special Education Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 special education professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Philadelphia will 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 Philadelphia is $55,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Special Education Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Special Education
  • Bachelors Degree in Special Education
  • Special Education Classes
  • Special Education Courses
  • Special Education Training

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Saint Joseph's UniversitySaint Joseph's University

    Address:
    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3La Salle UniversityLa Salle University

    Address:
    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Holy Family UniversityHoly Family University

    Address:
    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  5. 5Chestnut Hill CollegeChestnut Hill College

    Address:
    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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