Speech Therapy in Missouri

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Missouri


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Missouri receive speech therapy degrees every year. That means an estimated 736 speech therapists graduate from Missouri's 10 speech therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

Washington University in St Louis, which is located in Saint Louis, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 53rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Washington University in St Louis' speech therapy program. Washington University in St Louis charged in-state students $40,369 in tuition fees per year.

University of Missouri-Columbia, which is located in Columbia, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. 40 students graduated with degree in speech therapy from University of Missouri-Columbia in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Missouri-Columbia was $8,501 per year.

Saint Louis University-Main Campus, which is located in Saint Louis, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Saint Louis University-Main Campus graduated 46 students from its speech therapy programs. Students at Saint Louis University-Main Campus paid $32,656 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Speech therapy schools in Missouri, charge students an average tuition of $15,505 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,369 per year, or as little as $6,255 per year. In 2010, the following Missouri speech therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. Rockhurst University - located in Kansas City, students are charged $27,340 per year

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

  1. Southeast Missouri State University - located in Cape Girardeau, students are charged $6,255 per year
  2. Missouri State University - located in Springfield, students are charged $6,276 per year
  3. University of Central Missouri - located in Warrensburg, students are charged $6,585 per year

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

Most people who graduate from speech therapy school in Missouri go on to work as a speech therapist. In 2010, there were 210 speech therapists working in Missouri. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of speech therapists are:

  1. Franklin County - 100 speech therapists
  2. Bond County

Salary

On average, speech therapists earn $51,670 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for speech therapists:

  1. Bond County - $52,550 per year
  2. Franklin County - $47,830 per year

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

  1. Franklin County - $47,830 per year
  2. Bond County - $52,550 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Missouri 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,361 miles from location Truman State University Kirksville MO 35.1898 40% 5,781
6,362 miles from location A T Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville MO 0.442487 n/a 3,702
6,470 miles from location Rockhurst University Kansas City MO 30.406 26% 3,029
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,710 $64,050 21.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Missouri