Speech Therapy in Texas

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Texas receive speech therapy degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,152 speech therapists graduate from Texas' 20 speech therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Austin. In 2010, 121 students graduated from The University of Texas at Austin's speech therapy program. Students at The University of Texas at Austin paid $9,418 per year in tuition fees.

Texas Christian University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, Texas Christian University graduated 31 students from its speech therapy program. Texas Christian University charged in-state students $30,090 in tuition fees per year.

The University of Texas at Dallas, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Richardson. In 2010, 153 students graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas speech therapy program. Tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas was $9,886 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Texas speech therapy school, average tuition will be $10,852 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,562 per year to $30,090 per year. The Texas speech therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  2. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  3. Abilene Christian University - located in Abilene, students are charged $22,760 per year

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

  1. San Antonio College - located in San Antonio, students are charged $1,562 per year
  2. The University of Texas-Pan American - located in Edinburg, students are charged $4,795 per year
  3. Texas A & M International University - located in Laredo, students are charged $5,105 per year

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

A large number of Texas speech therapy graduates become speech therapists. If you decide to work as a speech therapist in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,330 Texas speech therapists as of 2010. In Texas, the largest numbers of speech therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 350 speech therapists
  2. Collin County - 290 speech therapists
  3. Atascosa County - 80 speech therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of speech therapists in the state of Texas will grow to 2,520. This would require a 19% growth in the profession.

Salary

A speech therapist in Texas earns $50,170 per year on average. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for speech therapists:

  1. Johnson County - $56,080 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $54,400 per year
  3. Austin County - $54,060 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for speech therapists are:

  1. Collin County - $46,340 per year
  2. Anderson County - $47,320 per year
  3. Bastrop County - $53,220 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,687 miles from location The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 88.8663 51% 50,995
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,616 miles from location The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson TX 71.7747 47% 15,783
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,472 miles from location Lamar University Beaumont TX 52.0333 33% 13,992
6,637 miles from location Texas Woman's University Denton TX 59.8874 39% 13,338
6,499 miles from location Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX 57.9428 37% 12,845
6,653 miles from location Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 72.2184 26% 8,853
6,708 miles from location Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville TX 53.2657 94% 8,194
6,899 miles from location West Texas A & M University Canyon TX 25.1897 47% 7,634
6,803 miles from location Texas A & M International University Laredo TX 23.8854 40% 6,419
6,791 miles from location Abilene Christian University Abilene TX 31.2961 54% 4,813
6,909 miles from location Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock TX 3.63473 n/a 3,250
6,739 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio TX 20.1101 32% 2,660
6,792 miles from location Hardin-Simmons University Abilene TX 60.7698 65% 2,305
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 10,350 $67,160 33.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Texas