Idaho contains five schools that offer special education programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking special education school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 special education schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Special Education students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 50 employed special education teachers, middle school earning an average yearly salary of $44,500. Special education teachers, secondary school in this state earn $42,630/yr and there are 90 employed.
Also, within the special education schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from special education, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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