Central has a total population of 3,522 and a student population of 2,382. Of these students, 2,382 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Southern Wesleyan University is the largest special education school in Central, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Special Education program at Southern Wesleyan University.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in special education in Central in 2010. If you decide to attend a special education school in Central, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,700.
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 Central. And if you live on campus at one of the Central-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,500.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Central, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,460 special education professionals in South Carolina, 410 were working in the greater Central area. The number of special education professionals in Central is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Central, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.