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Special Education Schools in Kentucky

There are 17 schools in the state of Kentucky offering special education programs. 772 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky special education schools in 2010. 564 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 196 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

774 students graduate from special education programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from special education programs. Specifically, nine students graduated with a degree in special education at the associate's level, 196 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 564 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 special education schools are located in Kentucky. And out of these, seven schools are public, while ten schools are private. While private special education school tuition varies from $9,334 to $30,310, public special education school tuition varies from $5,720 to $8,610.

Average tuition for special education programs is $12,277. The lowest tuition in this east central state, which is $5,720 each year, is at Morehead State University, while the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $30,310 per year, is at Bellarmine University.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for special education students.

Special Education Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

774 students graduate from special education programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from special education programs. Specifically, nine students graduated with a degree in special education at the associate's level, 196 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 564 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

Special Education Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 227
  • Bachelor 2007: 184
  • Bachelor 2008: 164
  • Bachelor 2009: 241
  • Bachelor 2010: 196
  • Master 2006: 452
  • Master 2007: 493
  • Master 2008: 613
  • Master 2009: 596
  • Master 2010: 564
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Special Education Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of 32 special education programs. Of these programs, around 50% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 16
  • Doctorate: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36380
  • 25th Percentile: 41630
  • Median: 48410
  • 75th Percentile: 56070
  • 90th Percentile: 62820

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36630
  • 25th Percentile: 42150
  • Median: 49410
  • 75th Percentile: 57110
  • 90th Percentile: 64510

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 36060
  • 25th Percentile: 41270
  • Median: 48310
  • 75th Percentile: 55890
  • 90th Percentile: 61980

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40410
  • Median Salary 2007: 42670
  • Median Salary 2008: 45640
  • Median Salary 2009: 47200
  • Median Salary 2010: 48410
  • Total Employed 2006: 1660
  • Total Employed 2007: 1690
  • Total Employed 2008: 1700
  • Total Employed 2009: 1680
  • Total Employed 2010: 1630

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42510
  • Median Salary 2007: 44700
  • Median Salary 2008: 46730
  • Median Salary 2009: 48110
  • Median Salary 2010: 49410
  • Total Employed 2006: 1850
  • Total Employed 2007: 2040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2160
  • Total Employed 2009: 2160
  • Total Employed 2010: 2310

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41050
  • Median Salary 2007: 43470
  • Median Salary 2008: 45470
  • Median Salary 2009: 46860
  • Median Salary 2010: 48310
  • Total Employed 2006: 3340
  • Total Employed 2007: 3360
  • Total Employed 2008: 3510
  • Total Employed 2009: 3580
  • Total Employed 2010: 3580

Kentucky vs National Special Education Employment

Kentucky vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.604% (7520)

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1. Union College

310 College St
Barbourville, KY 40906-1499
(606) 546-4151

Union College is in town of Barbourville, Kentucky. Union offers two programs in special education. Of those, Union offers students one bachelor's level degree in special education and one special education degree at the master's level. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education programs.

2. Bellarmine University

2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-0671
(502) 272-8000

Bellarmine University offers two special education programs. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students and one master's level degree in special education. BU, which is 3.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Louisville, KY. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Georgetown College

400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-8000

Georgetown College offers one special education program. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. GC is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education in terms of programs.

4. Midway College

512 E. Stephens St
Midway, KY 40347-1120
(859) 846-4421

Midway College, which is very close to Midway, Kentucky, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in special education. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in special education.

5. The University of the Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-2200

The University of the Cumberlands is in town of Williamsburg, Kentucky. It offers two programs in special education. Out of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one degree at the master's level in special education. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

6. Brown Mackie College - Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 968-7191

Brown Mackie College-Louisville is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in special education. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education.

7. Kentucky State University

400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-2355
(502) 597-6000

Kentucky State University is in town of Frankfort, Kentucky and this school offers one program in special education. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. This school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education in terms of programs.

8. Brescia University

717 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
(270) 685-3131

Brescia University is in the center of Owensboro and Brescia offers one special education program. 688 students pursue degrees in 39 Brescia University programs, overall.

9. Spalding University

845 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40203-2188
(502) 585-9911

Spalding University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Louisville, KY. It offers two special education programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one master's level special education degree. This school is a 4-year institution. Spalding is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education in terms of programs.

10. Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
(859) 858-3511

Asbury University is located in town of Wilmore, Kentucky. It offers two programs in special education. Of those, this school offers one bachelor's level degree in special education to students and one degree at the master's level in special education. 1,623 students pursue degrees in 56 programs at Ashbury, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education programs.

11. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky offers three special education programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in special education, one degree at the master's level in special education, and one doctorate level degree in special education. This university is in the center of Lexington. Overall, 27,108 students seek degrees in 242 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of Kentucky.

12. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University offers two special education programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in special education by this university and one master's level special education degree. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bowling Green, KY. WKU is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education.

13. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers two special education programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in special education by this school and one master's level degree in special education. It is a public 4-year institution. Morehead State is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education in terms of programs.

14. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is 2.6 miles from the center of the city and this university offers one special education program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. The U of L is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education programs.

15. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers two special education programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level special education degree by this school and one special education degree at the master's level.

16. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers one program in special education. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering special education.

17. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is in Richmond, KY. It offers six programs in special education. Of those, this school offers two bachelor's level special education degrees to students and four special education degrees at the master's level. Eastern is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, EKU ranks fourth in the state of Kentucky.