District Of Columbia contains six schools that offer special education programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking special education school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 special education schools in District Of Columbia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Special Education students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become special education teachers, special education educators, special educators, sign language interpreters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 146,240 people working as special education teachers, secondary school alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,420. Also, Special education teachers, middle school make on average $54,750 per year and there are about 102,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are employed special education teachers, middle school earning an average yearly salary of $49,560. Special education teachers, secondary school in this state earn $48,660/yr and there are 260 employed.
Also, within the special education schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from special education, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.