Spartanburg, South Carolina has 2 special education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in special education. Spartanburg has a total population of 39,673 and a student population of 15,469. Of these students, 7,123 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
University of South Carolina-Upstate is the largest special education school in Spartanburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Special Education program at University of South Carolina-Upstate.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Spartanburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Spartanburg's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,591 per year in instate tuition and $30,912 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,120 per year, on average, for room and board at Spartanburg-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,762.
If you plan on staying in Spartanburg after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Spartanburg, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 2,460 special education professionals in South Carolina, 270 were working in the greater Spartanburg area. Spartanburg's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. 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 Spartanburg is $43,580 per year, which is lower than the average for special education professionals state-wide.
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