Special Education in Arizona

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Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Arizona


Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Arizona receive special education degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,491 special education professionals graduate from Arizona's 12 special education schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a special education program is Northern Arizona University. Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Flagstaff. In 2010, 124 students graduated from Northern Arizona University's special education program. Northern Arizona University charged in-state students $7,672 in tuition fees per year.

Prescott College, which is located in Prescott, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. 12 students graduated with degree in special education from Prescott College in 2010. The tuition rate at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a special education program is University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which is located in Phoenix. In 2010, it was ranked 49th nationwide. In 2010, 313 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Online Campus special education program. University of Phoenix-Online Campus charged in-state students $11,520 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's special education schools ranges from $26,235 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,365 per year. The Arizona special education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Online Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $11,520 per year

The special education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Estrella Mountain Community College - located in Avondale, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Northern Arizona University - located in Flagstaff, students are charged $7,672 per year

A special education degree from an Arizona school... what next?

In Arizona, the largest numbers of special education professional work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 1,850 special education professionals
  2. Pima County - 420 special education professionals
  3. Apache County - 180 special education professionals

Salary

special education professionals in Arizona make an average of $41,450 per year. However, Arizona special education professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,950 per year to more than $62,240 per year in 2010. Special education professionals in the following Arizona counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Maricopa County - $43,850 per year
  2. Apache County - $41,830 per year
  3. Yuma County - $41,010 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for special education professionals are:

  1. Cochise County - $34,410 per year
  2. Coconino County - $37,770 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $38,750 per year

On average, the highest paid special education professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $41,450 per year

The special education professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $41,450 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in special education and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as speech therapy or elementary education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Special Education in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Special Education in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Special Education in Arizona
  • Certificate in Special Education in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,503 miles from location Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale AZ 11.7243 n/a 7,202
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
7,489 miles from location Ottawa University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 2.73172 n/a 1,127
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,439 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Tucson Tucson AZ 15.5021 n/a 557
 

Curious what studying Special Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 3,260 $41,450 39.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are special education related jobs in Arizona