Salt Lake City, Utah has 3 special education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in special education. Salt Lake City has a general population of 181,743 and an overall student population of 88,646. Approximately 80,120 of Salt Lake City's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 3 special education schools in Salt Lake City, the largest special education school, by student population, is Western Governors University. In 2010, Western Governors University graduated approximately 100 students from its special education program.
A total of 162 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Salt Lake City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Salt Lake City's special education schools was $19,455 per year for instate students and $31,845 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,483 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,743 per year, on average, for room and board at Salt Lake City-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,680.
After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Salt Lake City, your job prospects are good. There were 1,610 special education professionals working in Utah and 240 working in the greater Salt Lake City area in 2010. Salt Lake City's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 37% 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 Salt Lake City is $54,570 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.
4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123
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