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Special Education Schools in Connecticut

There are seven schools in the state of Connecticut offering special education programs. In 2010, 385 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut special education schools. 282 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 70 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 356 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in special education per year. This accounts for 1% of special education students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 31 students graduated with special education certificates, two with an associate's level degree, 70 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 282 with a degree at the master's level.

Seven special education schools are in Connecticut. Of these, three schools are private, while four schools are public. While public special education school tuition varies from $7,861 to $10,416, tuition at a private special education school varies from $28,530 to $39,040.

Average tuition for programs in special education is $18,234. The lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $7,861 per year, is at Southern Connecticut State University, while the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $39,040 every year, is at Fairfield University.

Connecticut special education schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 356 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in special education per year. This accounts for 1% of special education students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 31 students graduated with special education certificates, two with an associate's level degree, 70 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 282 with a degree at the master's level.

Special Education Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 26
  • Certificate 2007: 30
  • Certificate 2008: 22
  • Certificate 2009: 22
  • Certificate 2010: 31
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 85
  • Bachelor 2007: 86
  • Bachelor 2008: 83
  • Bachelor 2009: 110
  • Bachelor 2010: 70
  • Master 2006: 194
  • Master 2007: 200
  • Master 2008: 216
  • Master 2009: 244
  • Master 2010: 282
  • Doctorate 2006: 1
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 5
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Special Education Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 20 programs in special education. Of these programs, approximately 40% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44900
  • 25th Percentile: 54720
  • Median: 68180
  • 75th Percentile: 80470
  • 90th Percentile: 90500

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49040
  • 25th Percentile: 58440
  • Median: 71060
  • 75th Percentile: 83380
  • 90th Percentile: 93390

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46500
  • 25th Percentile: 56460
  • Median: 70430
  • 75th Percentile: 83030
  • 90th Percentile: 93600

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61590
  • Median Salary 2007: 65930
  • Median Salary 2008: 67430
  • Median Salary 2009: 68280
  • Median Salary 2010: 68180
  • Total Employed 2006: 1410
  • Total Employed 2007: 1360
  • Total Employed 2008: 1410
  • Total Employed 2009: 1370
  • Total Employed 2010: 1310

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62550
  • Median Salary 2007: 66390
  • Median Salary 2008: 69630
  • Median Salary 2009: 72540
  • Median Salary 2010: 71060
  • Total Employed 2006: 2130
  • Total Employed 2007: 2080
  • Total Employed 2008: 2470
  • Total Employed 2009: 2310
  • Total Employed 2010: 2200

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60050
  • Median Salary 2007: 62780
  • Median Salary 2008: 65830
  • Median Salary 2009: 68960
  • Median Salary 2010: 70430
  • Total Employed 2006: 3480
  • Total Employed 2007: 3270
  • Total Employed 2008: 3230
  • Total Employed 2009: 2930
  • Total Employed 2010: 2790

Connecticut vs National Special Education Employment

Connecticut vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.344% (6300)

Special Education Schools in Connecticut

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1. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford offers three special education programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by the U of H and two master's level degrees in special education. UH, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Hartford, CT. UH is a 4-year research institution. This university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in special education.

2. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Hartford, CT. SJC offers four special education programs. Of those, this school offers students one special education certificate, one special education degree at the bachelor's level, and two master's level special education degrees. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. This school ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

3. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is located in town of Storrs, Connecticut. This university offers four programs in special education. Out of those, students are offered one special education certificate by this university, one special education degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in special education, and one doctorate level degree in special education. This research university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this university is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering special education.

4. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Haven, CT. It offers two special education programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in special education and one special education degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this community college is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering special education.

5. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University offers two programs in special education. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in special education by this school and one special education degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering special education.

6. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. CCSU offers two programs in special education. More specifically, it offers one special education certificate to students and one special education degree at the master's level. Overall, 12,477 students pursue degrees in 130 Central Connecticut State University programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering special education programs.

7. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. SCSU offers three programs in special education. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in special education by this medium-sized school, one bachelor's level degree in special education, and one master's level degree in special education. Overall, 11,964 students pursue degrees in 95 programs at this school. SCSU is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering special education in terms of programs.