Champaign has a general population of 67,518 and an overall student population of 53,696. Approximately 43,881 of Champaign's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Champaign's largest speech therapy school is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Approximately 123 students graduated in 2010 from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with credentials in speech therapy.
A total of 123 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy from speech therapy schools in Champaign in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,522 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Champaign speech therapy schools was an average of $39,664 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a speech therapy program in Champaign. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,284 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many speech therapy graduates choose to work as speech therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Champaign, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,000 speech therapists in Illinois, 90 were working in the greater Champaign area. The government projects that the number of speech therapists in Champaign will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a speech therapist in Champaign is $66,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for speech therapists.
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