Greenville has a total population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955. Of these students, 27,654 are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Greenville's largest speech therapy school is East Carolina University. In 2010, East Carolina University graduated approximately 71 students with credentials in speech therapy.
In 2010, 71 students graduated with a speech therapy degree in Greenville. Tuition in 2009 at Greenville's speech therapy schools was $16,502 per year for instate students and $27,336 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a speech therapy program in Greenville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Greenville-based speech therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
If you decide to work as a speech therapist in Greenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,830 speech therapists in North Carolina, 140 were working in the greater Greenville area. Greenville's speech therapist workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Greenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,880 per year. This is higher than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.
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