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Speech Therapy Schools in Illinois

There are six schools in the state of Illinois offering speech therapy programs. In 2010, 199 students graduated with degrees from Illinois speech therapy schools. 140 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 44 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 213 students graduate from speech therapy programs in this state every year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from speech therapy programs. Of those, 14 students graduated with an associate's level speech therapy degree, 44 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 140 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Six speech therapy schools are located in this midwestern state. And out of these, while four schools are private, two schools are public.

Average tuition for speech therapy programs is the cost. The highest tuition for speech therapy programs, which is the cost per year, is at Northwestern University, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Saint Xavier University.

Illinois schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for speech therapy students.

Speech Therapy Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 213 students graduate from speech therapy programs in this state every year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from speech therapy programs. Of those, 14 students graduated with an associate's level speech therapy degree, 44 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 140 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Speech Therapy Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 30
  • Bachelor 2007: 51
  • Bachelor 2008: 52
  • Bachelor 2009: 51
  • Bachelor 2010: 44
  • Master 2006: 96
  • Master 2007: 135
  • Master 2008: 165
  • Master 2009: 85
  • Master 2010: 140
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Speech Therapy Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of nine speech therapy programs. Of these programs, around 44.4% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Speech Therapy Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Therapists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Therapists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Therapists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18750
  • 25th Percentile: 35800
  • Median: 49200
  • 75th Percentile: 60490
  • 90th Percentile: 76410

Career Trends

Therapists, All Other — Employment Trend

Therapists, All Other — Employment Trend

Therapists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41080
  • Median Salary 2007: 43820
  • Median Salary 2008: 45430
  • Median Salary 2009: 46340
  • Median Salary 2010: 49200
  • Total Employed 2006: 1410
  • Total Employed 2007: 1560
  • Total Employed 2008: 1750
  • Total Employed 2009: 1830
  • Total Employed 2010: 1720

Illinois vs National Speech Therapy Employment

Illinois vs National Speech Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 10.637% (1720)

Speech Therapy Schools in Illinois

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1. Rush University

600 S. Paulina St. STE 440
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-7100

Rush University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and Rush offers one speech therapy program. Overall, 1,917 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this university. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in speech therapy.

2. Augustana College

639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296
(309) 794-7000

Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a 4-year institution. Augustana, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rock Island, IL. This school offers subjects such as engineering, math, and business administration. This liberal arts college offers students 54 bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 2,532 students sought degrees from the 54 programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

3. Governors State University

1 University Pky
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-5000

Governors State University offers one program in speech therapy and this school is located in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois. Overall, 5,660 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this public school. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering speech therapy programs.

4. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage offers one program in speech therapy and it is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Overall, 26,722 students seek degrees in 120 College of DuPage programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in speech therapy.

5. Elmhurst College

190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126-3096
(630) 617-3500

Elmhurst College is in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois and this school offers one speech therapy program. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering speech therapy programs.

6. Saint Xavier University

3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 298-3000

Saint Xavier University offers three programs in speech therapy. Specifically, it offers one speech therapy certificate to students, one speech therapy degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level speech therapy degree. This school is located near Chicago, IL. Overall, 4,852 students pursue degrees in 124 programs at this school. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in speech therapy.

7. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University offers two speech therapy programs. Of those, it offers one master's level degree in speech therapy to students and one degree at the doctorate level in speech therapy. This university, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Evanston, IL. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This large university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.