With an overall population of 25,514 and a student population of 2,373, approximately 2,279 of Anderson students attend one of Anderson's schools that offer special education programs.
Anderson's largest special education school is Anderson University. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Anderson University with credentials in special education.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in special education in Anderson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in Anderson was $19,212 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Anderson-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,562.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Anderson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 special education professionals in South Carolina were working in the greater Anderson area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 22% in Anderson. This anticipated 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 Anderson is $45,590 per year, which is lower than the average for special education professionals state-wide.