Special Education in Nevada

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Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Nevada


Around 0.7% of Nevada's graduates graduate from special education degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 283 special education professionals graduate from Nevada's 7 special education schools.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is located in Las Vegas, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated 178 students from its special education program. Tuition at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

University of Nevada-Reno, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a special education program. It is located in Reno. In 2010, 75 students graduated from University of Nevada-Reno special education program. Students at University of Nevada-Reno paid $5,561 per year in tuition fees.

Nevada State College, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a special education program. It is located in Henderson. In 2010, Nevada State College graduated 2 students from its special education programs. Tuition at Nevada State College was $3,563 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Nevada's special education schools ranges from $10,500 per year to $2,243 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,774 per year. The Nevada special education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus - located in Reno, students are charged $10,500 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $10,500 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year

The following Nevada special education schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Nevada State College - located in Henderson, students are charged $3,563 per year

A special education degree from a Nevada school... what next?

The Nevada counties with the largest populations of special education professional are:

  1. Clark County - 580 special education professionals
  2. Elko County - 60 special education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of special education professionals in the state of Nevada will grow to 1,270. This would require a 16% growth in the profession.

Salary

special education professionals in Nevada earn $50,780 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Nevada special education professional earned as little as less than $37,180 per year or as much as more than $68,640 per year. On average special education professional earn the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Clark County - $52,020 per year
  2. Elko County - $50,920 per year

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

  1. Elko County - $50,920 per year
  2. Clark County - $52,020 per year

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

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $50,780 per year

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

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $50,780 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nevada 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 Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Special Education in Nevada
  • Doctoral Degree in Special Education in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
7,618 miles from location University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus Las Vegas NV 9.57374 n/a 2,758
7,605 miles from location Nevada State College Henderson NV 12.2875 49% 2,516
7,785 miles from location University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus Reno NV 4.32148 n/a 595
 

Curious what studying Special Education gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 950 $50,780 -25.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are special education related jobs in Nevada