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Special Education Schools in Washington State

There are 11 schools in the state of Washington offering special education programs. 274 students graduated from programs at Washington special education schools in 2010. 159 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 108 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 259 students graduate from special education programs in Washington each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. More specifically, 159 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in special education, 108 with a degree at the master's level, and seven with a doctorate level degree.

11 special education schools are located in this state. Of these, while seven schools are private, four schools are public. While public special education school tuition varies from $6,622 to $8,701, private special education school tuition varies from $13,510 to $30,925.

Average tuition for special education programs is $15,071. While the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $30,925 each year, is at Gonzaga University, the lowest tuition in this western state, which is $6,622 every year, is at Eastern Washington University.

Special education schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

On average, 259 students graduate from special education programs in Washington each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. More specifically, 159 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in special education, 108 with a degree at the master's level, and seven with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 148
  • Bachelor 2007: 194
  • Bachelor 2008: 162
  • Bachelor 2009: 170
  • Bachelor 2010: 159
  • Master 2006: 99
  • Master 2007: 76
  • Master 2008: 81
  • Master 2009: 100
  • Master 2010: 108
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 7

Special Education Program Availability in Washington State

Schools in Washington offer a total of 21 special education programs. Of these programs, close to 47.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Special Education Program Availability in Washington State

  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41270
  • 25th Percentile: 47970
  • Median: 57280
  • 75th Percentile: 67530
  • 90th Percentile: 74300

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40920
  • 25th Percentile: 47950
  • Median: 57110
  • 75th Percentile: 67640
  • 90th Percentile: 74860

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 39600
  • 25th Percentile: 46530
  • Median: 56820
  • 75th Percentile: 66930
  • 90th Percentile: 73990

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48820
  • Median Salary 2007: 51550
  • Median Salary 2008: 52670
  • Median Salary 2009: 53700
  • Median Salary 2010: 57280
  • Total Employed 2006: 1470
  • Total Employed 2007: 1540
  • Total Employed 2008: 1280
  • Total Employed 2009: 1070
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49780
  • Median Salary 2007: 52040
  • Median Salary 2008: 52680
  • Median Salary 2009: 53980
  • Median Salary 2010: 57110
  • Total Employed 2006: 1670
  • Total Employed 2007: 1870
  • Total Employed 2008: 1700
  • Total Employed 2009: 1880
  • Total Employed 2010: 1700

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48500
  • Median Salary 2007: 50370
  • Median Salary 2008: 52370
  • Median Salary 2009: 54690
  • Median Salary 2010: 56820
  • Total Employed 2006: 2990
  • Total Employed 2007: 3190
  • Total Employed 2008: 2800
  • Total Employed 2009: 2610
  • Total Employed 2010: 2740

Washington State vs National Special Education Employment

Washington State vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Washington State: 1.162% (5450)

Special Education Schools in Washington State

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1. Saint Martin's University

5300 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503-7500
(360) 491-4700

Saint Martin's University is located in the suburbs of Lacey, Washington and it offers one program in special education. Saint Martin's ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Washington.

2. Western Washington University

516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
(360) 650-3000

Western Washington University offers two special education programs. Out of those, WWU offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one special education degree at the master's level. This large school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Bellingham, WA. Overall, 14,979 students seek degrees in 136 WWU programs. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering special education programs.

3. The City University of Seattle

11900 NE First Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 637-1010x3563

The City University of Seattle, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bellevue, WA. This school offers three programs in special education. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and two master's level special education degrees. 2,644 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Washington offering special education.

4. Heritage University

3240 Fort Rd
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-8500

Heritage University is in Toppenish, Washington, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Heritage offers two programs in special education. Of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one special education degree at the master's level.

5. The University of Washington - Seattle

1400 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195-4550
(206) 543-2100

The University of Washington-Seattle offers two special education programs. Specifically, students are offered one master's level special education degree by this university and one degree at the doctorate level in special education. This public university is near the center of the city. The UW is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Washington offering special education.

6. Seattle University

900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
(206) 296-6000

Seattle University is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown and Seattle U offers one program in special education. 7,817 students pursue degrees in 102 programs at SU, overall. This medium-sized school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Washington offering special education in terms of programs.

7. Seattle Pacific University

3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119-1997
(206) 281-2000

Seattle Pacific University is near the center of the city and it offers one program in special education. 4,117 students pursue degrees in 80 Seattle Pacific University programs, overall. SPU is the seventh largest institution in the state of Washington offering special education in terms of programs.

8. Central Washington University

400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501
(509) 963-1111

Central Washington University is located in town of Ellensburg, Washington and Central offers one program in special education. It is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. CWU ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Washington.

9. Gonzaga University

E 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258-0001
(509) 328-4220

Gonzaga University, which is near the center of the city, is in Spokane, WA. This school offers two special education programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in special education by GU and one master's level special education degree. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Washington. GU is the seventh largest institution in the state of Washington offering special education.

10. Eastern Washington University

526 5th Street
Cheney, WA 99004-2496
(509) 359-6200

Eastern Washington University offers three special education programs. Out of those, it offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in special education and one master's level degree in special education. Eastern is in Cheney, WA. 11,534 students seek degrees in 133 Eastern programs, overall. In terms of programs, this big school is the second largest institution in the state of Washington offering special education.

11. Whitworth University

300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, WA 99251
(509) 777-1000

Whitworth University is located in the suburbs of Spokane, Washington. This school offers three special education programs. Out of those, this small school offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and two special education degrees at the master's level. This liberal arts college is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Washington. This liberal arts college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering special education.