Speech Therapy in Georgia

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Georgia


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Georgia receive speech therapy degrees every year. Thus, Georgia's 3 speech therapy schools put out approximately 199 speech therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a speech therapy program is University of Georgia. University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. 59 students graduated with a degree in speech therapy from University of Georgia in 2010. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a speech therapy program is Valdosta State University. Valdosta State University, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Valdosta. In 2010, Valdosta State University graduated 96 students from its speech therapy program. Valdosta State University charged in-state students $5,406 in tuition fees per year.

University of West Georgia, which was ranked 41st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Carrollton. In 2010, 44 students graduated from University of West Georgia speech therapy program. Students at University of West Georgia paid $5,282 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia speech therapy school, average tuition will be $6,475 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,282 per year to $8,736 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia speech therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Georgia - located in Athens, students are charged $8,736 per year
  2. Valdosta State University - located in Valdosta, students are charged $5,406 per year
  3. University of West Georgia - located in Carrollton, students are charged $5,282 per year

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

  1. University of West Georgia - located in Carrollton, students are charged $5,282 per year
  2. Valdosta State University - located in Valdosta, students are charged $5,406 per year
  3. University of Georgia - located in Athens, students are charged $8,736 per year

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

The highest percentage of speech therapy graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a speech therapist. 190 speech therapists were working in Georgia in 2010. The largest populations of Georgia speech therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 70 speech therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of speech therapists is expected to grow by 16% by 2018. There are projected to be 400 speech therapists working in the Georgia then.

Salary

A speech therapist in Georgia earns $44,810 per year on average. A speech therapist in the following Georgia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Barrow County - $44,760 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in speech therapy in Georgia 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 Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Speech Therapy in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Speech Therapy in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,250 $64,540 6.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Georgia