New York has a total population of 8,008,278 and a student population of 278,142. Of these students, 21,424 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College is the largest respiratory therapy school in New York, based on student population. In 2010, CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College graduated approximately 33 students from its respiratory therapy program.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in New York in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,468 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,070 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in New York after graduating from respiratory therapy school, you should know that job prospects for respiratory therapists in New York, which is the most popular respiratory therapy profession, are good. New York's respiratory therapist workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.