Minneapolis has a total population of 382,618 and a student population of 152,433. Of these students, 51,659 are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Minneapolis, by student population, is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
In 2010, 86 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from one of Minneapolis's speech therapy schools. If you decide to attend one of Minneapolis's speech therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,052 per year in instate tuition and $26,052 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,582 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,660.
If you plan on staying in Minneapolis after graduating from speech therapy school, you should know that job prospects for speech therapists in Minneapolis, which is the most popular speech therapy profession, are not very good. There were 2,420 speech therapists working in Minnesota and 1,380 working in the greater Minneapolis area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of speech therapists is expected to increase by 6% in Minneapolis. 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 Minneapolis is $65,780 per year, which is higher than the average for speech therapists state-wide.
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