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Special Education Schools in New York

There are 64 schools in the state of New York offering special education programs. 7,145 students graduated from programs at New York special education schools in 2010. 5,353 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 1,607 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 6,363 students graduate from programs in New York in special education each year. This accounts for close to 24% of students who schools in the United States graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 155 students graduated with special education certificates, 1,607 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 5,353 with a master's level degree, and 30 with a doctorate level degree.

64 special education schools are located in this eastern state. Of these, 45 schools are private, while 19 schools are public. While tuition at a private special education school varies from $14,050 to $43,304, tuition at a public special education school varies from $4,902 to $7,136.

Average tuition for special education programs is $22,797. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,902 per year, is at CUNY Medgar Evers College, while the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $43,304 per year, is at Columbia University in the City of New York.

New York schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in special education.

Special Education Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

On average, 6,363 students graduate from programs in New York in special education each year. This accounts for close to 24% of students who schools in the United States graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 155 students graduated with special education certificates, 1,607 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 5,353 with a master's level degree, and 30 with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 13
  • Certificate 2007: 32
  • Certificate 2008: 67
  • Certificate 2009: 98
  • Certificate 2010: 155
  • Bachelor 2006: 1013
  • Bachelor 2007: 967
  • Bachelor 2008: 1109
  • Bachelor 2009: 1095
  • Bachelor 2010: 1607
  • Master 2006: 3857
  • Master 2007: 4227
  • Master 2008: 4382
  • Master 2009: 4905
  • Master 2010: 5353
  • Doctorate 2006: 39
  • Doctorate 2007: 34
  • Doctorate 2008: 23
  • Doctorate 2009: 33
  • Doctorate 2010: 30

Special Education Program Availability in New York

Schools in New York offer a total of 209 programs in special education. Of these programs, about 56.9% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Special Education Program Availability in New York

  • Certificate: 29
  • Bachelor: 45
  • Master: 119
  • Doctorate: 16

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45410
  • 25th Percentile: 53510
  • Median: 67280
  • 75th Percentile: 86540
  • 90th Percentile: 105760

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46600
  • 25th Percentile: 55000
  • Median: 70800
  • 75th Percentile: 91110
  • 90th Percentile: 109350

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 41660
  • 25th Percentile: 49470
  • Median: 61280
  • 75th Percentile: 82460
  • 90th Percentile: 104020

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57100
  • Median Salary 2007: 59210
  • Median Salary 2008: 61220
  • Median Salary 2009: 62090
  • Median Salary 2010: 67280
  • Total Employed 2006: 10380
  • Total Employed 2007: 10540
  • Total Employed 2008: 10950
  • Total Employed 2009: 10750
  • Total Employed 2010: 10790

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61400
  • Median Salary 2007: 63670
  • Median Salary 2008: 65930
  • Median Salary 2009: 66600
  • Median Salary 2010: 70800
  • Total Employed 2006: 14710
  • Total Employed 2007: 14700
  • Total Employed 2008: 15280
  • Total Employed 2009: 15120
  • Total Employed 2010: 16010

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58000
  • Median Salary 2007: 60720
  • Median Salary 2008: 63260
  • Median Salary 2009: 63410
  • Median Salary 2010: 61280
  • Total Employed 2006: 20710
  • Total Employed 2007: 20840
  • Total Employed 2008: 21550
  • Total Employed 2009: 21660
  • Total Employed 2010: 24680

New York vs National Special Education Employment

New York vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in New York: 10.980% (51480)

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1. Long Island University - Rockland

70 Route 340
Orangeburg, NY 10962-2219
(845) 359-7200

Long Island University-Rockland is located in the suburbs of Orangeburg, New York and LIU offers one special education program.

2. Long Island University - Brentwood

100 Second Avenue
Brentwood, NY 11717-5300
(631) 273-5112

Long Island University-Brentwood is in the suburbs of Brentwood, New York and it offers one special education program. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase St
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 694-2200

Manhattanville College offers one special education program and Manhattanville is in the suburbs of Purchase, New York. Manhattanville is a 4-year institution.

4. Mount Saint Mary College

330 Powell Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 561-0800

Mount Saint Mary College offers two special education programs. MSMC offers two master's level special education degrees to students. This small school, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Newburgh, NY. 2,700 students pursue degrees in 40 Mount Saint Mary College programs, overall.

5. SUNY College at Cortland

SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045-0900
(607) 753-2011

SUNY College at Cortland offers three special education programs. Specifically, students are offered two special education degrees at the bachelor's level by it and one special education degree at the master's level. It is a public 4-year institution.

6. Ithaca College

953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850-7002
(607) 274-3011

Ithaca College is in the suburbs of Ithaca, New York. This school offers two programs in special education. Specifically, IC offers one bachelor's level degree in special education to students and one special education degree at the master's level. It is a 4-year institution.

7. Long Island University - Riverhead

121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd
Riverhead, NY 11901-3499
(631) 287-8010

Long Island University-Riverhead, which is just a few miles from Riverhead, is located in a rural setting and LIU offers one special education program.

8. Dowling College

150 Idle Hour Blvd
Oakdale, NY 11769-1999
(631) 244-3000

Dowling College offers two programs in special education. More specifically, it offers one special education degree at the bachelor's level to students and one special education degree at the master's level. This school is located in the suburbs of Oakdale, New York. It is a 4-year institution.

9. Utica College

1600 Burrstone Rd
Utica, NY 13502-4892
(315) 792-3111

Utica College is near the heart of downtown. UC offers two programs in special education. More specifically, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students and one master's level degree in special education. It is a 4-year institution.

10. Cazenovia College

22 Sullivan St
Cazenovia, NY 13035
(800) 654-3210

Cazenovia College offers one special education program. Cazenovia is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the tenth largest institution in the state of New York offering special education.

11. Saint Joseph's College - New York

245 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205-3688
(718) 940-5300

Saint Joseph's College-New York, which is near the center of the city, is located in Brooklyn, NY. It offers two programs in special education. Out of those, this school offers one bachelor's level special education degree to students and one special education degree at the master's level. 5,897 students pursue degrees in 43 programs at this small school, overall.

12. Keuka College

141 Central Avenue
Keuka Park, NY 14478
(315) 279-5000

Keuka College is in Keuka Park, NY and this school offers one program in special education. This school is a 4-year institution.

13. SUNY College at Potsdam

Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676-2294
(315) 267-2000

SUNY College at Potsdam offers one program in special education. It is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

14. Saint Thomas Aquinas College

125 Rte 340
Sparkill, NY 10976-1050
(845) 398-4000

Saint Thomas Aquinas College is in the suburbs of Sparkill, New York. It offers three programs in special education. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in special education, one special education degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level special education degree. 2,077 students pursue degrees in 39 Saint Thomas Aquinas College programs, overall.

15. The College of New Rochelle

29 Castle Pl
New Rochelle, NY 10805-2339
(914) 632-5300

The College of New Rochelle is located in the suburbs of New Rochelle, New York. It offers three special education programs. This school offers three master's level degrees in special education to students. Overall, 4,812 students seek degrees in 55 programs at CNR.

16. SUNY at Fredonia

280 Central Ave
Fredonia, NY 14063-1136
(716) 673-3111

SUNY at Fredonia offers one program in special education. Fredonia is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York. It is the second oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in special education.

17. Canisius College

2001 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
(716) 883-7000

Canisius College offers five special education programs. More specifically, Canisius offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in special education to students and three master's level degrees in special education. This mid-sized school, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Buffalo, NY. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Canisius is the fifth biggest institution in the state of New York offering special education.

18. Nyack College

1 South Blvd
Nyack, NY 10960-3698
(845) 675-4400

Nyack College offers two programs in special education. It offers students two special education degrees at the master's level. This school is in the suburbs of Nyack, New York. This small school is a 4-year institution.

19. The College of Saint Rose

432 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203-1490
(518) 454-5111

The College of Saint Rose, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Albany, NY. It offers three programs in special education. Students are offered three special education degrees at the master's level by it. 5,130 students seek degrees in 91 College of Saint Rose programs, overall.

20. The Bank Street College of Education

610 W 112 St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 875-4400

The Bank Street College of Education, which is near the center of the city, is in New York, NY. This school offers two special education programs. It offers two master's level special education degrees to students. Overall, 1,024 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at this specialized school.

21. SUNY College at Old Westbury

223 Store Hill Rd
Old Westbury, NY 11568-0210
(516) 876-3000

SUNY College at Old Westbury is located in the suburbs of Old Westbury, New York and Old Westbury offers one program in special education. Old Westbury is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

22. Molloy College

1000 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
(516) 678-5000

Molloy College is in the suburbs of Rockville Centre, New York. It offers two special education programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in special education by it and one master's level degree in special education. 4,259 students pursue degrees in 52 Molloy College programs, overall.

23. SUNY at Geneseo

1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454-1465
(585) 245-5211

SUNY at Geneseo offers two special education programs. This school offers students two special education degrees at the bachelor's level. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

24. Long Island University - Westchester

LIU/Westchester Campus- 735 Anderson Hill Roa
Purchase, NY 10577-1400
(914) 251-6510

Long Island University-Westchester is located in the suburbs of Purchase, New York. This school offers four programs in special education. More specifically, it offers one certificate in special education to students and three master's level degrees in special education.

25. Manhattan College

Manhattan College Pky
Bronx, NY 10471-4098
(718) 862-8000

Manhattan College offers two programs in special education. Of those, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students and one master's level degree in special education. This liberal arts college, which is near the center of the city, is in Bronx, NY. This school is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

26. CUNY Hunter College

695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4000

CUNY Hunter College, which is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY. It offers 11 special education programs. Specifically, it offers students three certificates in special education and eight master's level special education degrees. 22,407 students pursue degrees in 129 Hunter programs, overall. This public school is the seventh largest institution in the state of New York offering special education.

27. SUNY at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
(518) 442-3300

SUNY at Albany is near the center of the city and UAlbany offers one special education program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

28. SUNY at Binghamton

4400 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 777-2000

SUNY at Binghamton is in the suburbs of Vestal, New York and this university offers one special education program. Bingham is one of 22 research universities in New York.

29. CUNY Medgar Evers College

1650 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
(718) 270-4900

CUNY Medgar Evers College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Brooklyn, NY. This university offers two programs in special education. It offers students two bachelor's level special education degrees. MEC is a public, 4-year, research institution.

30. Roberts Wesleyan College

2301 Westside Dr
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 594-6000

Roberts Wesleyan College is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. It offers three programs in special education. More specifically, Roberts offers students two bachelor's level degrees in special education and one special education degree at the master's level.

31. CUNY Brooklyn College

2900 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 951-5000

CUNY Brooklyn College offers four special education programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in special education to students and three master's level degrees in special education. BC is near the center of the city. Overall, 16,912 students pursue degrees in 119 CUNY Brooklyn College programs.

32. Long Island University - C W Post

720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, NY 11548-1300
(516) 299-2900

Long Island University-C W Post is located in the suburbs of Brookville, New York. It offers two programs in special education. Of those, it offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and one special education degree at the master's level. It is a 4-year institution.

33. Syracuse University

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-5040
(315) 443-1870

Syracuse University is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. SU offers seven programs in special education. Specifically, this research university offers students one special education certificate, one bachelor's level special education degree, three special education degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees in special education. Syracuse is one of 22 research universities in New York.

34. Dominican College of Blauvelt

470 Western Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962-1210
(845) 359-7800

Dominican College of Blauvelt offers two programs in special education. Students are offered two master's level special education degrees by it. It is located in the suburbs of Orangeburg, New York. Overall, 2,070 students seek degrees in 38 programs at this school.

35. The University of Rochester

203 Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627-0011
(585) 275-8063

The University of Rochester offers one special education program and it is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a 4-year research institution.

36. CUNY Lehman College

250 Bedford Park Blvd W
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 960-8000

CUNY Lehman College, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bronx, NY. This school offers three programs in special education. Lehman offers three special education degrees at the master's level to students. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

37. SUNY College at Buffalo

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4000

SUNY College at Buffalo is near the heart of downtown. It offers four special education programs. Of those, this school offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in special education and two degrees at the master's level in special education. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

38. Touro College

27-33 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 463-0400

Touro College offers two programs in special education. Specifically, it offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and one special education degree at the master's level. Touro, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY. Overall, 14,254 students seek degrees in 60 Touro programs.

39. Medaille College

18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214-2695
(716) 880-2000

Medaille College, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Buffalo, NY and it offers one special education program. This school is a 4-year institution.

40. SUNY College at Oswego

7060 State Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
(315) 312-2500

SUNY College at Oswego offers one program in special education. It is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

41. CUNY City College

160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 650-7000

CUNY City College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY. This school offers two special education programs. Students are offered two master's level degrees in special education by it. CCNY is a public 4-year institution.

42. Pace University - New York

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598
(212) 346-1200

Pace University-New York offers seven programs in special education. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in special education by this school, three bachelor's level special education degrees, and two degrees at the master's level in special education. PACE is located in the center of New York.

43. SUNY College at Plattsburgh

101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681
(518) 564-2000

SUNY College at Plattsburgh offers three programs in special education. Out of those, students are offered one special education certificate by SUNY Plattsburgh, one bachelor's level degree in special education, and one master's level degree in special education. Overall, 6,441 students seek degrees in 83 programs at Plattsburgh.

44. D'Youville College

320 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
(716) 829-8000

D'Youville College offers six programs in special education. Of those, it offers students two special education certificates, one degree at the bachelor's level in special education, and three master's level degrees in special education. This liberal arts college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Buffalo, NY. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

45. Marist College

3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 575-3000

Marist College offers two special education programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by Marist and one special education degree at the master's level. This school is located in the suburbs of Poughkeepsie, New York. This school is a 4-year institution.

46. Nazareth College

4245 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618-3790
(585) 389-2525

Nazareth College is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. It offers two special education programs. More specifically, this school offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one master's level special education degree. Overall, 3,257 students pursue degrees in 71 Nazareth College programs.

47. State University of New York at New Paltz

1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
(877) 696-7411

State University of New York at New Paltz offers three programs in special education. Specifically, New Paltz offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students and two degrees at the master's level in special education. It is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

48. Niagara University

Niagara University
Niagara University, NY 14109
(716) 285-1212

Niagara University is in the suburbs of Niagara University, New York. It offers nine special education programs. Out of those, this mid-sized school offers students three special education certificates, three bachelor's level special education degrees, and three master's level degrees in special education. This school is a 4-year institution.

49. Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 463-6600

Hofstra University offers eight special education programs. More specifically, this school offers three special education certificates to students and five special education degrees at the master's level. This big school is located in the suburbs of Hempstead, New York. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of New York offering special education.

50. Daemen College

4380 Main St
Amherst, NY 14226-3592
(716) 839-3600

Daemen College is located in the suburbs of Amherst, New York. It offers seven special education programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by this small school and six master's level degrees in special education. Overall, 2,958 students pursue degrees in 72 Daemen programs.

51. St John's University - New York

8000 Utopia Pky
Queens, NY 11439
(718) 990-6161

St John's University-New York offers four special education programs. Of those, students are offered one special education certificate by this school, one bachelor's level special education degree, and two degrees at the master's level in special education. STJ is in the center of Queens. SJU is a 4-year institution.

52. Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-1754

Columbia University in the City of New York is near the heart of downtown. Columbia offers nine programs in special education. Specifically, students are offered three certificates in special education by it, three degrees at the master's level in special education, and three doctorate level degrees in special education. It is one of 15 institutions with a medical school in New York. Columbia University ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of New York.

53. Saint John Fisher College

3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618-3597
(585) 385-8000

Saint John Fisher College is located in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. It offers three special education programs. Out of those, it offers students one special education certificate, one degree at the bachelor's level in special education, and one master's level special education degree. 4,020 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

54. Fordham University

441 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458
(718) 817-1000

Fordham University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bronx, NY. This university offers two special education programs. Specifically, this university offers one bachelor's level special education degree to students and one master's level special education degree. This university is a 4-year research institution.

55. New York University

70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012-1091
(212) 998-1212

New York University is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This university offers seven special education programs. Of those, this big university offers two special education certificates to students, two special education degrees at the bachelor's level, and three master's level degrees in special education. Overall, 43,797 students pursue degrees in 444 programs at this university. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of New York offering special education.

56. Teachers College at Columbia University

525 W 120th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 678-3000

Teachers College at Columbia University, which is 7.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. Teachers College offers 21 programs in special education. Of those, this university offers students 11 master's level special education degrees and ten special education degrees at the doctorate level. It is a 4-year research institution.

57. CUNY Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 997-5000

CUNY Queens College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Flushing, NY. Queens College offers four special education programs. This public school offers students four special education degrees at the master's level. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

58. Elmira College

One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 735-1800

Elmira College offers one special education program and it is near the center of the city. Elmira is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

59. Saint Bonaventure University

3261 W. State Road
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2000

Saint Bonaventure University offers two programs in special education. Of those, students are offered one special education degree at the bachelor's level by this school and one master's level degree in special education. This school is located in St. Bonaventure, NY. This liberal arts college is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

60. Adelphi University

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
(516) 877-3000

Adelphi University is located in the suburbs of Garden City, New York. This school offers four programs in special education. Out of those, students are offered two special education certificates by it and two special education degrees at the master's level. 7,917 students pursue degrees in 101 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of New York offering special education.

61. CUNY College of Staten Island

2800 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 982-2000

CUNY College of Staten Island offers two programs in special education. The College of Staten Island offers two degrees at the master's level in special education to students. The College of Staten Island is near the center of the city. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

62. Le Moyne College

1419 Salt Springs Rd
Syracuse, NY 13214-1301
(315) 445-4100

Le Moyne College offers three special education programs. More specifically, students are offered one special education certificate by it and two degrees at the master's level in special education. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Syracuse, NY. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

63. Long Island University - Brooklyn

University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372
(718) 488-1000

Long Island University-Brooklyn is 2.9 miles from the center of the city. LIU offers two programs in special education. Specifically, students are offered one special education degree at the bachelor's level by it and one special education degree at the master's level. 8,597 students seek degrees in 154 programs at LIU Brooklyn, overall.

64. The University at Buffalo

3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 645-2000

The University at Buffalo is near the center of the city and UB offers one program in special education. It is one of 15 institutions with a medical school in New York. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of New York.