North Carolina contains six schools that offer speech therapy programs. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the highest-ranking speech therapy school in NC, has a total student population of 28,916 and is the 20th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 speech therapy schools in North Carolina, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shaw University comes out as the most expensive ($15,124/yr), with University of North Carolina at Greensboro as the lowest recorded at only $6,012/yr.
Speech Therapy students from North Carolina 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.
Also, within the speech therapy schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from speech therapy, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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