Speech Therapy in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Kentucky


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Kentucky receive speech therapy degrees every year. That means an estimated 218 speech therapists graduate from Kentucky's 5 speech therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Kentucky, which is located in Lexington, is the top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 55 students graduated with a degree in speech therapy from University of Kentucky in 2010. Tuition at University of Kentucky was $8,610 per year.

University of Louisville, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Louisville. 31 students graduated with degree in speech therapy from University of Louisville in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Louisville was $8,424 per year.

Western Kentucky University, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Bowling Green. 93 students graduated with degree in speech therapy from Western Kentucky University in 2010. Western Kentucky University charged in-state students $7,560 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Speech therapy schools in Kentucky, charge students an average tuition of $9,690 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,590 per year, or as little as $6,264 per year. In 2010, the speech therapy schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kentucky were:

  1. Brescia University - located in Owensboro, students are charged $17,590 per year
  2. University of Kentucky - located in Lexington, students are charged $8,610 per year
  3. University of Louisville - located in Louisville, students are charged $8,424 per year

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

  1. Murray State University - located in Murray, students are charged $6,264 per year
  2. Western Kentucky University - located in Bowling Green, students are charged $7,560 per year
  3. University of Louisville - located in Louisville, students are charged $8,424 per year

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

A large number of Kentucky speech therapy graduates become speech therapists. In 2010, there were 320 speech therapists working in Kentucky. The Kentucky counties with the largest populations of speech therapists are:

  1. Clark County - 100 speech therapists
  2. Bell County - 60 speech therapists
  3. Bourbon County - 60 speech therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of speech therapists in Kentucky will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 940 speech therapists working in Kentucky.

Salary

On average, a speech therapist earns a salary of $71,090 per year in Kentucky state. The counties in Kentucky with the highest average salary for a speech therapist are:

  1. Bourbon County - $76,700 per year
  2. Anderson County - $71,440 per year
  3. Clark County - $71,330 per year

A speech therapist in the following counties in Kentucky make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bell County - $63,290 per year
  2. Clark County - $71,330 per year
  3. Anderson County - $71,440 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in speech therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as speech therapy or allied health.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,925 miles from location University of Kentucky Lexington KY 71.9032 47% 26,295
5,995 miles from location University of Louisville Louisville KY 31.4563 48% 21,016
6,029 miles from location Western Kentucky University Bowling Green KY 30.5056 47% 20,712
6,132 miles from location Murray State University Murray KY 29.8511 50% 10,071
6,067 miles from location Brescia University Owensboro KY 21.53 27% 725
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,800 $63,140 12.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Kentucky