There are 2 speech therapy schools in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville has a general population of 545,524 and an overall student population of 52,912. Approximately 21,330 of Nashville's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
Tennessee State University is the largest speech therapy school in Nashville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at Tennessee State University.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a speech therapy degree in Nashville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,461 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Nashville speech therapy schools was an average of $42,425 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,496 for speech therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Nashville-based speech therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $9,130 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,914.
If you decide to work as a speech therapist in Nashville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 speech therapists in Tennessee were working in the greater Nashville area. The number of speech therapists in Nashville is expected to increase by 13% 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 Nashville is $50,630 per year, which is lower than the average for speech therapists state-wide.
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