With an overall population of 3,068 and a student population of 8,648, approximately 8,648 of Slippery Rock students attend one of Slippery Rock's schools that offer special education programs.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is the largest special education school in Slippery Rock, based on student population. In 2010, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 143 students with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 143 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Slippery Rock's special education schools. If you decide to attend one of Slippery Rock's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,032 per year in instate tuition and $21,913 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,363 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,554 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Slippery Rock, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 special education professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Slippery Rock area. The number of special education professionals in Slippery Rock 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 Slippery Rock is $51,140 per year, which is lower than the average for special education professionals state-wide.