Northampton has a general population of 28,978 and an overall student population of 3,121. Approximately 3,121 of Northampton's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Northampton's largest speech therapy school is Smith College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at Smith College.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy from speech therapy schools in Northampton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at speech therapy schools in Northampton was $37,758 per year, on average.
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 Northampton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,622 per year, on average, for room and board at Northampton-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Northampton after graduating from speech therapy school, you should know that job prospects for speech therapists in Northampton, which is the most popular speech therapy profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 speech therapists in Massachusetts were working in the greater Northampton area. By the year 2018, the number of speech therapists is expected to increase by 10% in Northampton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a speech therapist in Northampton is $67,800 per year, which is lower than the average for speech therapists state-wide.
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