Appleton has a total population of 70,087 and a student population of 12,026. Of these students, 10,258 are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
The largest occupational therapy school in Appleton, by student population, is Fox Valley Technical College. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Fox Valley Technical College with credentials in occupational therapy.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree from one of Appleton's occupational therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,497 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a occupational therapy program in Appleton.
After graduating with your credentials in occupational therapy, if you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Appleton, your job prospects are good. There were 2,950 occupational therapists working in Wisconsin and 110 working in the greater Appleton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of occupational therapists is expected to increase by 15% in Appleton. 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 Appleton is $64,720 per year, which is higher than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.