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Special Education Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 24 schools located near Philadelphia, PA offering special education programs. 778 students graduated from programs at Philadelphia special education schools in 2010. 481 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 255 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 760 students graduate from programs in Philadelphia in special education every year. This accounts for one-third of the students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 25 students graduated with certificates in special education, eight with a degree at the associate's level, 255 with a bachelor's level degree, 481 with a master's level degree, and nine with a doctorate level degree.

24 special education schools are located in Philadelphia. Out of these, 15 schools are private, while nine schools are public. Tuition at a public special education school varies from $7,680 to $13,293, while tuition at a private special education school varies from $9,290 to $39,780.

Average tuition for programs in special education is $22,803. The highest tuition for special education programs, which is $39,780 every year, is at Lehigh University, while the lowest tuition in Philadelphia, which is $7,680 every year, is at the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Special education schools in Philadelphia offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

On average, 760 students graduate from programs in Philadelphia in special education every year. This accounts for one-third of the students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 25 students graduated with certificates in special education, eight with a degree at the associate's level, 255 with a bachelor's level degree, 481 with a master's level degree, and nine with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 27
  • Certificate 2009: 31
  • Certificate 2010: 25
  • Associate 2006: 13
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 8
  • Bachelor 2006: 326
  • Bachelor 2007: 216
  • Bachelor 2008: 238
  • Bachelor 2009: 252
  • Bachelor 2010: 255
  • Master 2006: 311
  • Master 2007: 412
  • Master 2008: 458
  • Master 2009: 469
  • Master 2010: 481
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 8
  • Doctorate 2008: 9
  • Doctorate 2009: 7
  • Doctorate 2010: 9

Special Education Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Schools in Philadelphia offer a total of 49 special education programs. Of these programs, 49% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 24
  • Doctorate: 2

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42510
  • 25th Percentile: 51770
  • Median: 65280
  • 75th Percentile: 83440
  • 90th Percentile: 97890

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39320
  • 25th Percentile: 46780
  • Median: 59210
  • 75th Percentile: 76090
  • 90th Percentile: 93370

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 38690
  • 25th Percentile: 45180
  • Median: 55980
  • 75th Percentile: 71650
  • 90th Percentile: 86800

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51560
  • Median Salary 2007: 51380
  • Median Salary 2008: 56740
  • Median Salary 2009: 61770
  • Median Salary 2010: 65280
  • Total Employed 2006: 1920
  • Total Employed 2007: 1990
  • Total Employed 2008: 2200
  • Total Employed 2009: 2450
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53150
  • Median Salary 2007: 53760
  • Median Salary 2008: 54840
  • Median Salary 2009: 56820
  • Median Salary 2010: 59210
  • Total Employed 2006: 2120
  • Total Employed 2007: 2090
  • Total Employed 2008: 2030
  • Total Employed 2009: 2620
  • Total Employed 2010: 2830

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54530
  • Median Salary 2007: 56870
  • Median Salary 2008: 55600
  • Median Salary 2009: 55400
  • Median Salary 2010: 55980
  • Total Employed 2006: 4450
  • Total Employed 2007: 4510
  • Total Employed 2008: 4310
  • Total Employed 2009: 3470
  • Total Employed 2010: 3310

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Philadelphia: 37.143% (8190)

Special Education Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1. Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
(610) 660-1000

Saint Joseph's University, which is just 30.2 miles from neighboring Trenton, is 4.9 miles from Philadelphia, PA. It offers three programs in special education. Of those, SJU offers one special education degree at the bachelor's level to students and two special education degrees at the master's level. SJU is a 4-year institution and it is one out of five Philadelphia institutions offering special education.

2. La Salle University

1900 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
(215) 951-1000

La Salle University offers one program in special education and La Salle, which is 29.1 miles from neighboring Wilmington, is 6.0 miles from Philadelphia, PA. It is a 4-year institution and this school is the only institution in Philadelphia offering special education.

3. Chestnut Hill College

9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
(215) 248-7000

Chestnut Hill College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1924. CHC, which is near the center of the city, is in Philadelphia, PA. This school offers students two certificates, two associates level degrees, 38 bachelors level degrees, 13 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree. In 2010, 2,414 students pursued degrees from the 49 programs at CHC. Chestnut Hill offers subjects including marketing, early childhood education, and theology. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits CHC. CHC is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

4. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Temple University offers one program in special education and Temple, which is 34.8 miles from Vineland, is near Philadelphia, PA. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in Philadelphia.

5. Holy Family University

9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114-2009
(215) 637-7700

Holy Family University offers two special education programs. Out of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one master's level degree in special education. This school, which is located 46.1 miles from Allentown, is a short commute away from within Philadelphia. 3,270 students seek degrees in 67 Holy Family University programs, overall.