Greensboro has a general population of 223,891 and an overall student population of 47,585. Approximately 21,306 of Greensboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Greensboro, by student population, is University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In 2010, University of North Carolina at Greensboro graduated approximately 51 students with credentials in speech therapy.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy from speech therapy schools in Greensboro in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Greensboro's speech therapy schools was $14,691 per year for instate students and $26,452 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greensboro-based speech therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $6,607 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,519.
If you plan on staying in Greensboro after graduating from speech therapy school, you should know that job prospects for speech therapists in Greensboro, which is the most popular speech therapy profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 speech therapists in North Carolina were working in the greater Greensboro area. By the year 2018, the number of speech therapists is expected to increase by 17% in Greensboro. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Greensboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.