With an overall population of 32,177 and a student population of 10,639, approximately 7,510 of Moorhead students attend one of Moorhead's schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Moorhead, by student population, is Minnesota State University-Moorhead. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at Minnesota State University-Moorhead.
A total of 44 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy from speech therapy schools in Moorhead in 2010. If you decide to attend a speech therapy school in Moorhead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,598.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for speech therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Moorhead-based speech therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $6,242 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,958.
After graduating with your credentials in speech therapy, if you decide to work as a speech therapist in Moorhead, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,420 speech therapists in Minnesota, 120 were working in the greater Moorhead area. The government projects that the number of speech therapists in Moorhead will increase by 6% by the year 2018. 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 Moorhead is $59,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for speech therapists.
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