With an overall population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450, approximately 21,184 of Normal students attend one of Normal's schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Of the 1 speech therapy schools in Normal, the largest speech therapy school, by student population, is Illinois State University. Approximately 134 students graduated in 2010 from Illinois State University with credentials in speech therapy.
In 2010, 134 students graduated with a speech therapy degree in Normal. Tuition in 2009 at Normal's speech therapy schools was $22,751 per year for instate students and $28,781 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,084 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,882 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 Normal, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,000 speech therapists in Illinois, 80 were working in the greater Normal area. The number of speech therapists in Normal is expected to 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 Normal is $57,440 per year, which is lower than the average for speech therapists state-wide.
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