Laramie has a general population of 27,204 and an overall student population of 13,654. Approximately 12,427 of Laramie's students are enrolled in schools that offer speech therapy programs.
The largest speech therapy school in Laramie, by student population, is University of Wyoming. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Speech Therapy program at University of Wyoming.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from one of Laramie's speech therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,020 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Laramie speech therapy schools was an average of $23,940 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a speech therapy program in Laramie. And if you live on campus at one of the Laramie-based speech therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many speech therapy graduates choose to work as speech therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Laramie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 310 speech therapists in Wyoming. Of these speech therapists, 40 were working in the greater Laramie area. By the year 2018, the number of speech therapists is expected to increase by 20% in Laramie. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for speech therapists.
As a speech therapist in Laramie, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for speech therapists in the state.
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