Indianapolis has a general population of 781,870 and an overall student population of 78,666. Approximately 4,505 of Indianapolis's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Of the 1 speech therapy schools in Indianapolis, the largest speech therapy school, by student population, is Butler University. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at Butler University.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy in Indianapolis in 2010. If you decide to attend a speech therapy school in Indianapolis, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,246.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a speech therapy program in Indianapolis. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,740 per year, on average, for room and board at Indianapolis-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Indianapolis after graduating from speech therapy school, you should know that job prospects for speech therapists in Indianapolis, which is the most popular speech therapy profession, are good. There were 2,160 speech therapists working in Indiana and 620 working in the greater Indianapolis area in 2010. The government projects that the number of speech therapists in Indianapolis will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Indianapolis, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.