With an overall population of 28,547 and a student population of 28,560, approximately 7,294 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Of the 1 occupational therapy schools in Newark, the largest occupational therapy school, by student population, is Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington with credentials in occupational therapy.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy from occupational therapy schools in Newark in 2010. In 2009 tuition at occupational therapy schools in Newark was $2,816 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Newark after graduating from occupational therapy school, you should know that job prospects for occupational therapists in Newark, which is the most popular occupational therapy profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 occupational therapists in Delaware were working in the greater Newark area. Newark's occupational therapist workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Newark is $72,720 per year, which is higher than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.
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