Camden, NJ (population: 79,551) has thirty speech therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in this group with a speech therapy program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York.
Speech Therapy students from Camden 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.
Camden lies in Camden county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Camden Metropolitan area has 510,990 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $22.09/hr average worker wage, and a $45,950 average annual salary.
Of the 30 speech therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Camden, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for speech therapy students, with CUNY Lehman College as the lowest, reported at only $4,335/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Camden|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||6.5 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||11.6 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||14.1 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||15.8 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||20.7 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||30.9 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||35.9 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||39.4 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||43.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.4 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||49.8 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||49.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||50.1 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||51.0 miles|