Denmark, SC has four speech therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Armstrong Atlantic State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a speech therapy program, has a total student population of 7,538. It is the 510th highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Speech Therapy students from Denmark 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.
Denmark lies in Bamberg county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 58,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4.7% unemployment rate, $16.12/hr average worker wage, and a $33,520 average annual salary.
Of the 4 speech therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Denmark, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Columbia College comes out as the most expensive ($15,566/yr) for speech therapy students, with Armstrong Atlantic State University as the lowest, reported at only $12,314/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denmark|
|North Augusta||SC||-||1||27.4739||4||49.1 miles|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||70.0 miles|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||82.1 miles|