Mankato has a total population of 32,427 and a student population of 19,692. Of these students, 14,955 are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Mankato, by student population, is Minnesota State University-Mankato. In 2010, approximately 41 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from one of Mankato's speech therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,601 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mankato speech therapy schools was an average of $22,033 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $856 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,322 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
After graduating with your credentials in speech therapy, if you decide to work as a speech therapist in Mankato, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 speech therapists in Minnesota were working in the greater Mankato area. Mankato's speech therapist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a speech therapist in Mankato is $54,770 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for speech therapists.
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