Ithaca has a total population of 29,287 and a student population of 27,527. Of these students, 6,894 are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Of the 1 occupational therapy schools in Ithaca, the largest occupational therapy school, by student population, is Ithaca College. In 2010, Ithaca College graduated approximately 53 students from its occupational therapy program.
A reported 53 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy in Ithaca in 2010. In 2009 tuition at occupational therapy schools in Ithaca was $32,060 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in occupational therapy, if you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Ithaca, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of occupational therapists in Ithaca will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.