With an overall population of 9,024 and a student population of 15,253, approximately 15,253 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Of the 1 speech therapy schools in Durham, the largest speech therapy school, by student population, is University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. In 2010, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus graduated approximately 76 students from its speech therapy program.
A reported 76 students graduated with credentials in speech therapy in Durham in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Durham's speech therapy schools was $25,348 per year for instate students and $39,318 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for speech therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Durham-based speech therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
After graduating with your credentials in speech therapy, if you decide to work as a speech therapist in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 speech therapists in New Hampshire were working in the greater Durham area. By the year 2018, the number of speech therapists is expected to increase by 18% in Durham. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Durham, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,830 per year. This is lower than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.
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