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Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Wisconsin
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Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Wisconsin receive special education degrees every year. That means an estimated 337 special education professionals graduate from Wisconsin's 17 special education schools each year.
The top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a special education program is University of Wisconsin-Madison. University of Wisconsin-Madison, which was ranked 12th in the country in 2010, is located in Madison. 39 students graduated with a degree in special education from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. Tuition at University of Wisconsin-Madison was $8,983 per year.
The second-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a special education program is University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Whitewater. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater graduated 59 students from its special education program. Tuition at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was $6,836 per year.
The third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a special education program is University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in La Crosse. 6 students graduated with degree in special education from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2010. Students at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse paid $7,911 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at Wisconsin's special education schools ranges from $29,750 per year to $6,680 per year. But, the average tuition is $14,639 per year. The Wisconsin special education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Carthage College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $29,750 per year
- Cardinal Stritch University - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $22,750 per year
- Concordia University-Wisconsin - located in Mequon, students are charged $22,150 per year
The special education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Wisconsin were:
- University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh - located in Oshkosh, students are charged $6,680 per year
- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater - located in Whitewater, students are charged $6,836 per year
- University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point - located in Stevens Point, students are charged $6,845 per year
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The following counties have the largest number of Wisconsin special education professionals:
- Milwaukee County - 600 special education professionals
- Columbia County - 420 special education professionals
- Barron County - 280 special education professionals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of special education professionals is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,120 special education professionals working in the Wisconsin then.
On average, special education professionals earn $51,130 per year. However, Wisconsin special education professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $23,830 per year to more than $88,670 per year in 2010. Special education professionals in the following Wisconsin counties make the highest salaries on average:
- Marathon County - $63,910 per year
- Brown County - $57,780 per year
- Racine County - $57,380 per year
Special education professionals in the following counties in Wisconsin make the lowest salaries on average:
- Buffalo County - $39,260 per year
- Winnebago County - $43,480 per year
- Rock County - $45,440 per year
The special education professionals with highest average salaries in Wisconsin were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $51,130 per year
On average, the lowest paid special education professionals in Wisconsin were:
- Preschool Special Education Teacher - $51,130 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Wisconsin 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.
- Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Wisconsin
- Master's Degree in Special Education in Wisconsin
- Doctoral Degree in Special Education in Wisconsin
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,195 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Madison||WI||87.6846||43%||41,654|
|6,118 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee||Milwaukee||WI||30.4844||42%||30,418|
|6,153 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh||Oshkosh||WI||30.0689||43%||13,192|
|6,299 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire||Eau Claire||WI||34.9991||40%||11,216|
|6,161 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Whitewater||Whitewater||WI||65.2906||43%||11,139|
|6,286 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-La Crosse||La Crosse||WI||35.6184||39%||10,009|
|6,203 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point||Stevens Point||WI||32.8408||41%||9,209|
|6,319 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Stout||Menomonie||WI||30.3278||52%||9,017|
|6,120 miles from location||Concordia University-Wisconsin||Mequon||WI||27.8739||29%||7,178|
|6,119 miles from location||Cardinal Stritch University||Milwaukee||WI||25.9018||41%||6,276|
|6,287 miles from location||Viterbo University||La Crosse||WI||24.5254||33%||3,282|
|6,114 miles from location||Carthage College||Kenosha||WI||26.4568||15%||3,121|
|0 miles from location||Alverno College||Milwaukee||WI||22.69||53%||2,815|
|6,324 miles from location||University of Wisconsin-Superior||Superior||WI||24.5193||42%||2,794|
|6,196 miles from location||Edgewood College||Madison||WI||25.7999||33%||2,549|
|6,126 miles from location||Mount Mary College||Milwaukee||WI||22.2151||40%||1,925|
|6,113 miles from location||Silver Lake College||Manitowoc||WI||23.377||27%||704|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School +||3,160||$51,130||-2.8%|
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