Fort Wayne has a general population of 205,727 and an overall student population of 32,948. Approximately 13,675 of Fort Wayne's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Of the 1 speech therapy schools in Fort Wayne, the largest speech therapy school, by student population, is Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from one of Fort Wayne's speech therapy schools. If you decide to attend one of Fort Wayne's speech therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,897 per year in instate tuition and $30,493 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,620 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Wayne-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,476.
Many speech therapy graduates choose to work as speech therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Wayne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 speech therapists in Indiana were working in the greater Fort Wayne area. The number of speech therapists in Fort Wayne is expected to increase by 22% 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 Fort Wayne is $69,750 per year, which is higher than the average for speech therapists state-wide.
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