Cedar City has a general population of 20,527 and an overall student population of 8,522. Approximately 8,066 of Cedar City's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Southern Utah University is the largest special education school in Cedar City, based on student population. In 2010, Southern Utah University graduated approximately 0 students from its special education program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cedar City special education schools was an average of $22,833 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a special education program in Cedar City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cedar City, your job prospects are good. The number of special education professionals in Cedar City is expected to increase by 36% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.