There are schools offering special education degrees in Connecticut!
Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Connecticut
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Around 0.4% of Connecticut's graduates graduate from special education degree programs every year. Thus, Connecticut's 7 special education schools put out approximately 341 special education professionals each year.
The top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a special education program is University of Connecticut. University of Connecticut, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Storrs Mansfield. 40 students graduated with a degree in special education from University of Connecticut in 2010. Students at University of Connecticut paid $10,416 per year in tuition fees.
Fairfield University, which is located in Fairfield, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. 24 students graduated with degree in special education from Fairfield University in 2010. Fairfield University charged in-state students $39,040 in tuition fees per year.
Central Connecticut State University, which is located in New Britain, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 39th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Central Connecticut State University graduated 61 students from its special education programs. Students at Central Connecticut State University paid $7,861 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at Connecticut's special education schools ranges from $39,040 per year to $3,406 per year. But, the average tuition is $18,165 per year. In 2010, the special education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Connecticut were:
- Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
- University of Hartford - located in W Hartford, students are charged $29,852 per year
- Saint Joseph College - located in W Hartford, students are charged $28,530 per year
The special education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Connecticut were:
- Gateway Community College - located in New Haven, students are charged $3,406 per year
- Central Connecticut State University - located in New Britain, students are charged $7,861 per year
- Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year
A special education degree from a Connecticut school... what next?
The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of special education professional are:
- Hartford County - 930 special education professionals
- Fairfield County - 670 special education professionals
- Middlesex County - 460 special education professionals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of special education professionals is expected to grow by 19% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,310 special education professionals working in the Connecticut then.
On average, special education professionals earn $70,020 per year. In 2010, however, some Connecticut special education professional earned as little as less than $32,540 per year or as much as more than $102,320 per year. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for special education professionals:
- Fairfield County - $70,080 per year
- New London County - $68,740 per year
- Middlesex County - $67,680 per year
Special education professionals in the following counties in Connecticut make the lowest salaries on average:
- Windham County - $62,620 per year
- Litchfield County - $66,180 per year
- Hartford County - $66,480 per year
The special education professionals with highest average salaries in Connecticut were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $70,020 per year
The special education professionals with lowest average salaries in Connecticut were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $70,020 per year
For more data regarding a career in special education in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or elementary education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Special Education in Connecticut
- Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Connecticut
- Master's Degree in Special Education in Connecticut
- Certificate in Special Education in Connecticut
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,316 miles from location||University of Connecticut||Storrs Mansfield||CT||81.1342||29%||25,029|
|5,341 miles from location||Central Connecticut State University||New Britain||CT||61.3421||35%||12,461|
|5,345 miles from location||Southern Connecticut State University||New Haven||CT||26.7526||31%||11,815|
|5,340 miles from location||University of Hartford||W Hartford||CT||29.8145||15%||7,212|
|5,343 miles from location||Gateway Community College||New Haven||CT||8.87725||n/a||6,847|
|5,358 miles from location||Fairfield University||Fairfield||CT||72.6181||17%||5,074|
|5,340 miles from location||Saint Joseph College||W Hartford||CT||22.9571||19%||1,935|
Curious what studying Special Education gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School +||2,790||$70,020||-14.2%|
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