Biddeford has a total population of 20,942 and a student population of 4,493. Of these students, 4,493 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Biddeford's largest physical therapy school is University of New England. In 2010, University of New England graduated approximately 42 students from its physical therapy program.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Biddeford in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Biddeford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,920.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Biddeford. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Biddeford-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Biddeford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 physical therapists in Maine were working in the greater Biddeford area. The number of physical therapists in Biddeford is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Biddeford is $69,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.