Speech Therapy in Oregon

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Oregon


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in speech therapy. That means an estimated 109 speech therapists graduate from Oregon's 2 speech therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a speech therapy program is University of Oregon. University of Oregon, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Eugene. In 2010, University of Oregon graduated 67 students from its speech therapy program. Students at University of Oregon paid $8,190 per year in tuition fees.

Portland State University, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a speech therapy program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Portland State University graduated 56 students from its speech therapy program. Tuition at Portland State University was $7,130 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Oregon speech therapy school, average tuition will be $7,660 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,130 per year to $8,190 per year. In 2010, the following Oregon speech therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Oregon - located in Eugene, students are charged $8,190 per year
  2. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year

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

  1. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year
  2. University of Oregon - located in Eugene, students are charged $8,190 per year

A speech therapy degree from an Oregon school... what next?

Most people who graduate from speech therapy school in Oregon go on to work as a speech therapist. In 2010, there were 170 speech therapists working in Oregon. The following counties have the largest number of Oregon speech therapists:

  1. Clackamas County

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 170 speech therapists will be working in Oregon state. This would require the number of speech therapists to grow by 20%.

Salary

On average, speech therapists earn $52,520 per year. A speech therapist in the following Oregon counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Clackamas County - $54,160 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,763 miles from location Portland State University Portland OR 27.0639 52% 27,901
7,822 miles from location University of Oregon Eugene OR 38.7849 33% 22,335
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,310 $73,290 125.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Oregon