The largest physical therapy school in Hamden, by student population, is Quinnipiac University. In 2010, Quinnipiac University graduated approximately 52 students from its physical therapy program.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Hamden's physical therapy schools. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Hamden, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,400.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hamden-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $12,380 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,600.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Hamden, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,730 physical therapists in Connecticut, 630 were working in the greater Hamden area. The number of physical therapists in Hamden is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Hamden, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.