Speech Therapy in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Connecticut


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Connecticut graduates receive degrees in speech therapy. That means an estimated 67 speech therapists graduate from Connecticut's 3 speech therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut with a speech therapy program is University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. 29 students graduated with a degree in speech therapy from University of Connecticut in 2010. University of Connecticut charged in-state students $10,416 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a speech therapy program is Southern Connecticut State University, which is located in New Haven. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Southern Connecticut State University speech therapy program. Tuition at Southern Connecticut State University was $8,050 per year.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut with a speech therapy program is Northwestern Connecticut Community College, which is located in Winsted. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. In 2010, Northwestern Connecticut Community College graduated 1 students from its speech therapy programs. Northwestern Connecticut Community College charged in-state students $3,406 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Speech therapy schools in Connecticut, charge students an average tuition of $7,291 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $10,416 per year, or as little as $3,406 per year. The Connecticut speech therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Connecticut - located in Storrs Mansfield, students are charged $10,416 per year
  2. Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year
  3. Northwestern Connecticut Community College - located in Winsted, students are charged $3,406 per year

The following Connecticut speech therapy schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Northwestern Connecticut Community College - located in Winsted, students are charged $3,406 per year
  2. Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year
  3. University of Connecticut - located in Storrs Mansfield, students are charged $10,416 per year

A speech therapy degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

The highest percentage of speech therapy graduates in Connecticut pursue careers as a speech therapist. If you decide to work as a speech therapist in Connecticut, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 330 Connecticut speech therapists as of 2010. In Connecticut, the largest numbers of speech therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Hartford County
  2. Fairfield County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of speech therapists in the state of Connecticut will grow to 270. This would require a 4% growth in the profession.

Salary

A speech therapist in Connecticut makes an average of $55,890 per year. A speech therapist in the following Connecticut counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Fairfield County - $59,890 per year
  2. Hartford County - $48,910 per year

The following counties in Connecticut have the lowest average salaries for speech therapists:

  1. Hartford County - $48,910 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $59,890 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in speech therapy in Connecticut 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Speech Therapy in Connecticut
  • Bachelor's Degree in Speech Therapy in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in Speech Therapy in Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree in Speech Therapy in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,316 miles from location University of Connecticut Storrs Mansfield CT 81.1342 29% 25,029
5,345 miles from location Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT 26.7526 31% 11,815
5,359 miles from location Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted CT 8.5783 n/a 1,711
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,510 $77,920 12.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Connecticut