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Special Education Schools in Providence, Rhode Island

Special Education Schools in Providence, RI

If you are interested in pursuing special education, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 special education schools in Providence, Rhode Island. Providence has a general population of 173,618 and an overall student population of 36,049. Approximately 14,160 of Providence's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.

Of the 2 special education schools in Providence, the largest special education school, by student population, is Rhode Island College. Approximately 119 students graduated in 2010 from Rhode Island College with credentials in special education.

A total of 232 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Providence in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Providence's special education schools was $31,923 per year for instate students and $36,463 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Providence. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,089 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,608.

Special Education Salaries and Career Outlook in Providence

If you decide to work as a special education professional in Providence, your job prospects are good. There were 1,120 special education professionals working in Rhode Island and 1,200 working in the greater Providence area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Providence. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Providence is $63,900 per year, which is the same as the average for special education professionals state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1Rhode Island CollegeRhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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

  2. 2Providence CollegeProvidence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree