With an overall population of 38,889 and a student population of 16,510, approximately 13,391 of Burlington students attend one of Burlington's schools that offer special education programs.
Burlington's largest special education school is University of Vermont. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from University of Vermont with credentials in special education.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in special education in Burlington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,874 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Burlington special education schools was an average of $42,730 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Burlington-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,996 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Burlington, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 670 special education professionals in Vermont, 170 were working in the greater Burlington area. The number of special education professionals in Burlington is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Burlington is $56,360 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.