Duluth has a total population of 86,918 and a student population of 20,802. Of these students, 11,664 are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Duluth, by student population, is University of Minnesota-Duluth. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Duluth graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in speech therapy.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from one of Duluth's speech therapy schools. Tuition in 2009 at Duluth's speech therapy schools was $21,378 per year for instate students and $23,378 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,348 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,176 per year, on average, for room and board at Duluth-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,202.
After graduating with your credentials in speech therapy, if you decide to work as a speech therapist in Duluth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,420 speech therapists in Minnesota. Of these speech therapists, 100 were working in the greater Duluth area. The number of speech therapists in Duluth is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Duluth, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,270 per year. This is lower than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.
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