Speech Therapy in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Arkansas


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Arkansas receive speech therapy degrees every year. Thus, Arkansas' 7 speech therapy schools put out approximately 283 speech therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas with a speech therapy program is Harding University, which is located in Searcy. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. 42 students graduated with a degree in speech therapy from Harding University in 2010. Students at Harding University paid $14,040 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a speech therapy program is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Jonesboro. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated 43 students from its speech therapy program. Tuition at Arkansas State University-Main Campus was $6,640 per year.

University of Arkansas, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Fayetteville. In 2010, University of Arkansas graduated 49 students from its speech therapy programs. University of Arkansas charged in-state students $6,768 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Speech therapy schools in Arkansas, charge students an average tuition of $8,688 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $19,820 per year, or as little as $6,640 per year. The Arkansas speech therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Ouachita Baptist University - located in Arkadelphia, students are charged $19,820 per year
  2. Harding University - located in Searcy, students are charged $14,040 per year
  3. University of Central Arkansas - located in Conway, students are charged $6,908 per year

The speech therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arkansas were:

  1. Arkansas State University-Main Campus - located in Jonesboro, students are charged $6,640 per year
  2. University of Arkansas at Little Rock - located in Little Rock, students are charged $6,643 per year
  3. University of Arkansas - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $6,768 per year

A speech therapy degree from an Arkansas school... what next?

The highest percentage of speech therapy graduates in Arkansas pursue careers as a speech therapist. 60 speech therapists were working in Arkansas in 2010. The largest populations of Arkansas speech therapists are working in the following counties:

Salary

A speech therapist in Arkansas makes an average of $49,940 per year.

More Information

For more data regarding a career in speech therapy in Arkansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or allied health, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Speech Therapy in Arkansas
  • Master's Degree in Speech Therapy in Arkansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Speech Therapy in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,458 miles from location University of Arkansas Fayetteville AR 36.0603 43% 19,849
6,358 miles from location University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock AR 15.6268 n/a 13,132
6,263 miles from location Arkansas State University-Main Campus Jonesboro AR 57.8251 55% 12,156
6,364 miles from location University of Central Arkansas Conway AR 28.4857 62% 11,781
6,322 miles from location Harding University Searcy AR 67.3519 67% 6,484
6,357 miles from location University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock AR 2.24616 n/a 2,774
6,400 miles from location Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia AR 26.6574 38% 1,447
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arkansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,450 $60,390 33.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Arkansas