Special Education Schools In Indiana

There are 20 accredited special education schools in Indiana for faculty who teach special education classes to choose from. The trends in Indiana's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

  • Special Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Special Education
  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education
  • PhD degree in Special Education


Schools

  1. Ball State University

    2000 University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306

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  2. University of Evansville

    1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47722

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  3. Goshen College

    1700 S Main St, Goshen, Indiana 46526-4794

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  4. Grace College and Theological Seminary

    200 Seminary Dr, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590-1274

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  5. Huntington University

    2303 College Ave, Huntington, Indiana 46750

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  6. Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne

    2101 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805-1499

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  7. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

    425 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5143

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  8. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47712

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  9. Indiana State University

    210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

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  10. Indiana University-South Bend

    1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46634-7111

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  11. Indiana University-Bloomington

    107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7000

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Indiana University-Southeast

    4201 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, Indiana 47150

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  13. Brown Mackie College-Michigan City

    325 E US Hwy 20, Michigan City, Indiana 46360-7362

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  14. Indiana Wesleyan University

    4201 S Washington St, Marion, Indiana 46953-4974

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  15. Brown Mackie College-South Bend

    3454 Douglas Rd., South Bend, Indiana 46635

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  16. Oakland City University

    138 N Lucretia St, Oakland City, Indiana 47660-1099

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  17. University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

    2701 Spring St, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808-3994

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  18. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

    St Hwy 150, Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana 47876-1099

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  19. Valparaiso University

    US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

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  20. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Special Education Employment

Indiana 7,890
National 468,850

Of all of the special education professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Indiana.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In Indiana

6,910 7,260 7,490 7,920 3,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Indiana, the field of special education is shrinking. In 2010 there were 3,310 less special education professionals working in Indiana than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of special education professionals has shrunk by 48%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of special education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of special education professionals has shrunk by 50% from 2006 to 2010.

Special Education VS. All Professions salaries in Indiana

$45,950 $48,347 $49,570 $49,303 $48,190
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of special education professionals is declining, the salaries paid to special education professionals are increasing in Indiana. The mean salary for special education professionals in 2006 was $45,950 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,190 per year.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Indiana

10th percentile
$31,450
25th percentile
$37,420
50th percentile
$47,000
75th percentile
$59,570
90th percentile
$68,820

This represents a growth in salaries of 5%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Indiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of special education. The pay differential between the highest paid special education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 119%

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Indiana

Early Childhood Education
$40,992
Elementary Education
$56,068
Special Education
$49,593
Speech Therapy
$45,120
Teaching
$59,923

In Indiana, special education professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Indiana

associate
3
bachelor
16
master
9
doctor
2
Certificate
2
Total32

As the number of special education professionals is decreasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited special education schools in Indiana state is decreasing. In Indiana, there were 806 graduates in 2006. And there were 412 graduates from special education courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 49% percent decrease in the number of special education school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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