With an overall population of 107,006 and a student population of 10,917, approximately 4,512 of Manchester students attend one of Manchester's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Manchester, by student population, is Hesser College. In 2010, Hesser College graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting in Manchester in 2010. In 2009 tuition at physical therapy assistant schools in Manchester was $14,374 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,450 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,708 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,125.
If you plan on staying in Manchester after graduating from physical therapy assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapy assistants in Manchester, which is the most popular physical therapy assisting profession, are good. In 2010, of the 380 physical therapy assistants in New Hampshire, 70 were working in the greater Manchester area. The number of physical therapy assistants in Manchester is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Manchester, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,450 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.