With an overall population of 5,914 and a student population of 8,822, approximately 8,822 of Morehead students attend one of Morehead's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
The largest respiratory therapy school in Morehead, by student population, is Morehead State University. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Morehead State University with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from one of Morehead's respiratory therapy schools. If you decide to attend one of Morehead's respiratory therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,940 per year in instate tuition and $24,000 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $912 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,192 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Morehead after graduating from respiratory therapy school, you should know that job prospects for respiratory therapists in Morehead, which is the most popular respiratory therapy profession, are good. There were 2,070 respiratory therapists working in Kentucky and 180 working in the greater Morehead area in 2010. The number of respiratory therapists in Morehead is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Morehead is $40,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.