There are schools offering speech therapy programs in California!
Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in California
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University of California-San Diego, which is located in La Jolla, is the top-ranked school in California that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 12th in the country in 2010. 15 students graduated with a degree in speech therapy from University of California-San Diego in 2010. The tuition rate at University of California-San Diego was $11,306 per year.
Biola University, which is located in La Mirada, is the second-ranked school in California that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 21st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Biola University graduated 20 students from its speech therapy program. Biola University charged in-state students $28,852 in tuition fees per year.
University of the Pacific, which is located in Stockton, is the third-ranked school in California that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 61 students graduated from University of the Pacific speech therapy program. Students at University of the Pacific paid $34,100 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at California's speech therapy schools ranges from $35,540 per year to $624 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,138 per year. In 2010, the following California speech therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:
- University of Redlands - located in Redlands, students are charged $35,540 per year
- University of the Pacific - located in Stockton, students are charged $34,100 per year
- Biola University - located in La Mirada, students are charged $28,852 per year
The speech therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in California were:
- San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
- American River College - located in Sacramento, students are charged $644 per year
- Crafton Hills College - located in Yucaipa, students are charged $651 per year
A speech therapy degree from a California school... what next?
The highest percentage of speech therapy graduates in California pursue careers as a speech therapist. In 2010, there were 1,980 speech therapists working in California. In California, the largest numbers of speech therapists work in the following counties:
- Los Angeles County - 800 speech therapists
- Orange County - 210 speech therapists
- El Dorado County - 160 speech therapists
The government projects that by 2018, the number of speech therapists in the state of California will grow to 3,300. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.
On average, a speech therapist earns a salary of $45,400 per year in California state. The counties in California with the highest average salary for a speech therapist are:
- San Benito County - $76,040 per year
- Alameda County - $63,820 per year
- San Diego County - $57,850 per year
The California counties with the lowest average salary for speech therapists are:
- Riverside County - $36,300 per year
- Orange County - $39,320 per year
- Los Angeles County - $42,980 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional California statistics regarding a career in speech therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or allied health.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Speech Therapy in California
- Bachelor's Degree in Speech Therapy in California
- Master's Degree in Speech Therapy in California
- Doctoral Degree in Speech Therapy in California
- Certificate in Speech Therapy in California
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,805 miles from location||California State University-Fullerton||Fullerton||CA||36.6289||24%||36,262|
|7,820 miles from location||California State University-Long Beach||Long Beach||CA||40.6226||23%||35,557|
|7,883 miles from location||American River College||Sacramento||CA||15.4069||n/a||35,413|
|7,833 miles from location||California State University-Northridge||Northridge||CA||31.9561||27%||35,198|
|7,781 miles from location||San Diego State University||San Diego||CA||44.1756||28%||32,817|
|7,943 miles from location||San Jose State University||San Jose||CA||32.9649||23%||31,280|
|7,808 miles from location||Santa Ana College||Santa Ana||CA||15.7905||n/a||31,073|
|7,963 miles from location||San Francisco State University||San Francisco||CA||33.6948||18%||30,469|
|7,889 miles from location||California State University-Sacramento||Sacramento||CA||30.4004||22%||29,241|
|7,789 miles from location||University of California-San Diego||La Jolla||CA||87.7434||23%||28,418|
|7,813 miles from location||Pasadena City College||Pasadena||CA||17.7379||n/a||26,453|
|7,811 miles from location||Orange Coast College||Costa Mesa||CA||19.3061||n/a||25,316|
|7,817 miles from location||Cerritos College||Norwalk||CA||14.3203||n/a||21,776|
|7,844 miles from location||California State University-Fresno||Fresno||CA||30.8192||28%||21,500|
|7,817 miles from location||California State University-Los Angeles||Los Angeles||CA||25.7976||14%||20,619|
|7,777 miles from location||Grossmont College||El Cajon||CA||14.8513||n/a||20,335|
|7,898 miles from location||San Joaquin Delta College||Stockton||CA||16.8338||n/a||20,223|
|7,881 miles from location||California State University-Chico||Chico||CA||33.2335||21%||16,934|
|7,943 miles from location||California State University-East Bay||Hayward||CA||27.6856||24%||14,749|
|7,897 miles from location||University of the Pacific||Stockton||CA||67.1147||14%||6,401|
|7,759 miles from location||Crafton Hills College||Yucaipa||CA||12.6601||n/a||6,380|
|7,812 miles from location||Biola University||La Mirada||CA||78.7586||52%||5,942|
|7,762 miles from location||University of Redlands||Redlands||CA||30.6584||25%||4,431|
|7,768 miles from location||Loma Linda University||Loma Linda||CA||0.491732||n/a||4,114|
Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Speech-Language Pathologists +||9,090||$81,910||11.3%|
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