Lafayette, LA (population: 113,767) has one speech therapy school within its city limits. University of Louisiana at Lafayette has a total student population of 16,361. It is the 1944th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Speech Therapy students from Lafayette schools who go on to become speech therapists, speech language pathologists, speech professors, speech instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Physical therapists make on average $76,220 per year and there are about 174,490 of them employed in the US today.
Lafayette lies in Lafayette county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Lafayette area has 146,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $17.45/hr average worker wage, and a $36,300 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Louisiana at Lafayette ends up costing a student $5,042/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lafayette|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||56.0 miles|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||61.1 miles|
|Lake Charles||LA||71,903||5||21.6002||139||69.9 miles|