With an overall population of 20,339 and a student population of 4,307, approximately 4,263 of Sedalia students attend one of Sedalia's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
The largest occupational therapy school in Sedalia, by student population, is State Fair Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Occupational Therapy program at State Fair Community College.
Tuition in 2009 at Sedalia's occupational therapy schools was $11,895 per year for instate students and $13,575 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a occupational therapy program in Sedalia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,210 per year, on average, for room and board at Sedalia-based occupational therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,000.
If you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Sedalia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,260 occupational therapists in Missouri. Of these occupational therapists, 120 were working in the greater Sedalia area. By the year 2018, the number of occupational therapists is expected to increase by 16% in Sedalia. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Sedalia is $68,630 per year, which is lower than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.