Special Education in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Oklahoma students graduate with degrees in special education. That means an estimated 111 special education professionals graduate from Oklahoma's 15 special education schools each year.

Top Schools

Oklahoma City University, which is located in Oklahoma City, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, no students graduated from Oklahoma City University's special education program. Oklahoma City University charged in-state students $25,760 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a special education program is Oklahoma Christian University. Oklahoma Christian University, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2010, is located in Edmond. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Oklahoma Christian University special education program. The tuition rate at Oklahoma Christian University was $17,456 per year.

Saint Gregorys University, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a special education program. It is located in Shawnee. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Saint Gregorys University special education program. The tuition rate at Saint Gregorys University was $17,516 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Oklahoma's special education schools ranges from $28,735 per year to $3,744 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,357 per year. The Oklahoma special education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $28,735 per year
  2. Oklahoma City University - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $25,760 per year
  3. Oral Roberts University - located in Tulsa, students are charged $20,054 per year

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

  1. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma - located in Chickasha, students are charged $3,744 per year
  2. Langston University - located in Langston, students are charged $3,831 per year
  3. Southwestern Oklahoma State University - located in Weatherford, students are charged $4,335 per year

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

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

  1. Canadian County - 800 special education professionals
  2. Creek County - 610 special education professionals
  3. Atoka County - 260 special education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Oklahoma will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,980 special education professionals working in Oklahoma.

Salary

special education professionals in Oklahoma earn $45,130 per year on average. However, Oklahoma special education professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $28,720 per year to more than $84,140 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oklahoma have the highest average salaries for special education professionals:

  1. Canadian County - $51,420 per year
  2. Creek County - $43,380 per year
  3. Beckham County - $42,810 per year

Special education professionals in the following counties in Oklahoma make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cherokee County - $38,310 per year
  2. Atoka County - $39,380 per year
  3. Adair County - $42,030 per year

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

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $45,130 per year

On average, the lowest paid special education professionals in Oklahoma were:

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $45,130 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oklahoma statistics regarding a career in special education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or elementary education.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Special Education in Oklahoma
  • Doctoral Degree in Special Education in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,645 miles from location University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman OK 37.9028 45% 25,881
6,645 miles from location University of Central Oklahoma Edmond OK 26.9395 57% 16,092
6,503 miles from location Northeastern State University Tahlequah OK 24.2073 60% 9,239
6,714 miles from location Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford OK 24.705 71% 5,010
6,603 miles from location East Central University Ada OK 24.2862 76% 4,612
6,590 miles from location Southeastern Oklahoma State University Durant OK 23.5458 75% 4,229
6,595 miles from location University of Tulsa Tulsa OK 30.981 30% 4,187
6,649 miles from location Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City OK 63.5634 44% 3,829
6,558 miles from location Oral Roberts University Tulsa OK 27.5341 49% 3,140
6,631 miles from location Langston University Langston OK 13.0903 n/a 2,749
6,703 miles from location Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alva OK 21.3155 40% 2,210
6,644 miles from location Oklahoma Christian University Edmond OK 61.9078 49% 2,171
6,616 miles from location Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee OK 24.8221 15% 1,764
6,675 miles from location University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Chickasha OK 22.9487 64% 1,091
6,617 miles from location Saint Gregorys University Shawnee OK 46.3748 13% 738
 

Curious what studying Special Education gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 2,270 $45,130 0.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are special education related jobs in Oklahoma