Every year approximately 105 students graduate with a degree in speech therapy from West Virginia schools. If you too are interested in studying speech therapy, West Virginia has 2 speech therapy schools from which you can choose. At speech therapy schools in West Virginia, you can expect to pay $5,270 per year in tuition for a degree in speech therapy.
West Virginia University is the largest speech therapy school in the state of West Virginia, based on number of students. It is located in Morgantown. Approximately 42 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from West Virginia University in 2009, which was 40% of the total state speech therapy graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at West Virginia University, was approximately $5,304 per year.
A majority of those with a degree in speech therapy choose to become speech therapists. If after graduation, you are planning on working in West Virginia, it is important to know that the job outlook for speech therapy graduates in the state is not very good. An estimated 1,110 speech therapists are in West Virginia state. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 4%, or to 1,160 speech therapists.
If you work as a speech therapist in West Virginia, your yearly salary can range from less than $33,385 to more than $94,543. But the median salary for speech therapists earn $49,988 per year, in West Virginia.
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