Cisco has a total population of 3,851 and a student population of 4,260. Of these students, 4,260 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
The largest respiratory therapy school in Cisco, by student population, is Cisco College. In 2010, Cisco College graduated approximately 9 students from its respiratory therapy program.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in Cisco in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cisco's respiratory therapy schools was $11,021 per year for instate students and $11,267 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $967 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,521.
If you plan on staying in Cisco after graduating from respiratory therapy school, you should know that job prospects for respiratory therapists in Cisco, which is the most popular respiratory therapy profession, are good. There were 8,940 respiratory therapists working in Texas and 160 working in the greater Cisco area in 2010. Cisco's respiratory therapist workforce is projected to increase by 33% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Cisco is $44,480 per year, which is lower than the average for respiratory therapists state-wide.