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Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Georgia
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Each year, roughly 0.3% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in special education. Thus, Georgia's 17 special education schools put out approximately 696 special education professionals each year.
The top-ranked school in Georgia with a special education program is University of Georgia, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. 47 students graduated with a degree in special education from University of Georgia in 2010. Students at University of Georgia paid $8,736 per year in tuition fees.
Georgia State University, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a special education program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 70 students from its special education program. Tuition at Georgia State University was $8,698 per year.
Georgia College & State University, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a special education program. It is located in Milledgeville. In 2010, 36 students graduated from Georgia College & State University special education program. Students at Georgia College & State University paid $7,852 per year in tuition fees.
Special education schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $8,302 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $20,130 per year, or as little as $4,454 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia special education schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Brenau University - located in Gainesville, students are charged $20,130 per year
- Piedmont College - located in Demorest, students are charged $18,000 per year
- Clark Atlanta University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $17,954 per year
The special education schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Georgia Southwestern State University - located in Americus, students are charged $4,454 per year
- Armstrong Atlantic State University - located in Savannah, students are charged $4,510 per year
- Albany State University - located in Albany, students are charged $4,592 per year
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The Georgia counties with the largest populations of special education professional are:
- Barrow County - 5,690 special education professionals
- Baldwin County - 460 special education professionals
- Banks County - 440 special education professionals
The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Georgia will grow by 38%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 12,880 special education professionals working in Georgia.
On average, special education professionals earn a salary of $52,070 per year in Georgia state. However, this number is only an average. Special education professional in Georgia had varying salaries from $32,300 to $76,310 per year in 2010. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for special education professionals:
- Clarke County - $59,240 per year
- Bulloch County - $54,550 per year
- Baldwin County - $53,610 per year
The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for special education professional:
- Hall County - $43,870 per year
- Brantley County - $49,200 per year
- Brooks County - $49,230 per year
The special education professionals with highest average salaries in Georgia were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $52,070 per year
On average, the lowest paid special education professionals in Georgia were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $52,070 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia 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 Georgia
- Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Georgia
- Master's Degree in Special Education in Georgia
- Doctoral Degree in Special Education in Georgia
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,845 miles from location||University of Georgia||Athens||GA||84.6189||51%||34,885|
|5,902 miles from location||Georgia State University||Atlanta||GA||68.3293||68%||30,427|
|5,915 miles from location||Kennesaw State University||Kennesaw||GA||60.8852||56%||22,389|
|5,746 miles from location||Georgia Southern University||Statesboro||GA||32.9448||72%||19,086|
|5,827 miles from location||Valdosta State University||Valdosta||GA||59.0098||52%||12,391|
|5,943 miles from location||University of West Georgia||Carrollton||GA||56.8754||57%||11,500|
|5,930 miles from location||Columbus State University||Columbus||GA||24.244||61%||8,178|
|5,707 miles from location||Armstrong Atlantic State University||Savannah||GA||55.7086||61%||7,538|
|5,765 miles from location||Augusta State University||Augusta||GA||51.0634||68%||7,061|
|5,833 miles from location||Georgia College & State University||Milledgeville||GA||63.1655||48%||6,633|
|5,882 miles from location||North Georgia College & State University||Dahlonega||GA||27.7495||53%||5,652|
|5,880 miles from location||Albany State University||Albany||GA||26.6919||38%||4,473|
|5,904 miles from location||Clark Atlanta University||Atlanta||GA||22.0674||18%||3,873|
|5,887 miles from location||Georgia Southwestern State University||Americus||GA||23.3063||52%||2,903|
|5,858 miles from location||Piedmont College||Demorest||GA||22.0766||30%||2,811|
|5,872 miles from location||Brenau University||Gainesville||GA||54.8741||12%||2,760|
|5,901 miles from location||Brown Mackie College-Atlanta||Atlanta||GA||7.58458||n/a||868|
Curious what studying Special Education gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School +||9,610||$52,070||37.1%|
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