With an overall population of 26,475 and a student population of 2,634, approximately 2,584 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer special education programs.
Salve Regina University is the largest special education school in Newport, based on student population. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Salve Regina University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Newport's special education schools. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Newport was $30,000 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Newport after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Newport, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,120 special education professionals in Rhode Island, 1,200 were working in the greater Newport area. The number of special education professionals in Newport is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Newport, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,900 per year. This is the same as the average salary for special education professionals in the state.