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Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Missouri
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Each year, roughly 0.2% of Missouri students graduate with degrees in special education. That means an estimated 323 special education professionals graduate from Missouri's 21 special education schools each year.
The top-ranked school in Missouri with a special education program is Webster University, which is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, it was ranked 30th nationwide. 23 students graduated with a degree in special education from Webster University in 2010. Tuition at Webster University was $21,748 per year.
The second-ranked school in Missouri with a special education program is Lindenwood University, which is located in Saint Charles. In 2010, it was ranked 43rd nationwide. 0 students graduated with degree in special education from Lindenwood University in 2010. Tuition at Lindenwood University was $13,540 per year.
The third-ranked school in Missouri with a special education program is University of Missouri-Columbia, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. In 2010, University of Missouri-Columbia graduated 42 students from its special education programs. Tuition at University of Missouri-Columbia was $8,501 per year.
Tuition at Missouri's special education schools ranges from $32,656 per year to $5,638 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,268 per year. The Missouri special education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
- Maryville University of Saint Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $21,910 per year
- Avila University - located in Kansas City, students are charged $21,900 per year
The special education schools in Missouri that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Northwest Missouri State University - located in Maryville, students are charged $5,638 per year
- Lincoln University - located in Jefferson City, students are charged $6,175 per year
- Southeast Missouri State University - located in Cape Girardeau, students are charged $6,255 per year
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The Missouri counties with the largest populations of special education professional are:
- Bond County - 2,200 special education professionals
- Franklin County - 2,180 special education professionals
- Butler County - 530 special education professionals
The government projects that by 2018, the number of special education professionals in the state of Missouri will grow to 7,100. This would require a 18% growth in the profession.
On average, special education professionals earn $45,020 per year. In 2010, however, some Missouri special education professional earned as little as less than $22,240 per year or as much as more than $69,670 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for special education professionals:
- Bond County - $53,130 per year
- Franklin County - $48,840 per year
- Christian County - $47,050 per year
On average, special education professionals earn the least in the following Missouri counties:
- Adair County - $33,420 per year
- Alexander County - $33,490 per year
- Callaway County - $34,300 per year
On average, the highest paid special education professionals in Missouri were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $45,020 per year
The special education professionals with lowest average salaries in Missouri were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $45,020 per year
For more data regarding a career in special education in Missouri 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.
- Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Missouri
- Master's Degree in Special Education in Missouri
- Doctoral Degree in Special Education in Missouri
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,350 miles from location||University of Missouri-Columbia||Columbia||MO||40.0709||41%||31,237|
|6,405 miles from location||Missouri State University||Springfield||MO||35.1751||57%||20,371|
|6,244 miles from location||Webster University||Saint Louis||MO||70.0021||38%||19,372|
|6,242 miles from location||University of Missouri-St Louis||Saint Louis||MO||25.4763||41%||16,534|
|6,237 miles from location||Saint Louis University-Main Campus||Saint Louis||MO||35.9842||23%||16,317|
|6,471 miles from location||University of Missouri-Kansas City||Kansas City||MO||27.6206||38%||14,799|
|6,476 miles from location||Park University||Kansas City||MO||24.2346||53%||12,775|
|6,426 miles from location||University of Central Missouri||Warrensburg||MO||30.4658||51%||11,191|
|6,198 miles from location||Southeast Missouri State University||Cape Girardeau||MO||28.8196||47%||10,801|
|6,252 miles from location||Lindenwood University||Saint Charles||MO||57.1604||55%||10,408|
|6,482 miles from location||Northwest Missouri State University||Maryville||MO||30.4083||41%||7,076|
|6,361 miles from location||Truman State University||Kirksville||MO||35.1898||40%||5,781|
|6,406 miles from location||Drury University||Springfield||MO||29.0015||49%||5,489|
|6,252 miles from location||Maryville University of Saint Louis||Saint Louis||MO||30.1378||48%||3,534|
|6,342 miles from location||Lincoln University||Jefferson City||MO||15.6751||n/a||3,314|
|6,369 miles from location||Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies||Fayette||MO||0.893999||n/a||3,134|
|6,242 miles from location||Fontbonne University||Saint Louis||MO||24.6262||41%||2,863|
|6,330 miles from location||William Woods University||Fulton||MO||22.5596||24%||2,412|
|6,404 miles from location||Evangel University||Springfield||MO||23.9791||50%||1,955|
|6,472 miles from location||Avila University||Kansas City||MO||22.53||27%||1,893|
|6,369 miles from location||Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences||Fayette||MO||21.0328||34%||1,051|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School +||5,110||$45,020||-17.0%|
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