With an overall population of 76,939 and a student population of 14,289, approximately 5,854 of Albany students attend one of Albany's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy assistant schools in Albany, the largest physical therapy assisting school, by student population, is Darton College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Darton College with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting from physical therapy assistant schools in Albany in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Albany's physical therapy assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,522 per year in instate tuition and $18,024 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,270 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,646 per year, on average, for room and board at Albany-based physical therapy assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,876.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Albany, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 48 physical therapy assistants in Georgia were working in the greater Albany area. Albany's physical therapy assistant workforce is projected to increase by 45% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Albany, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,180 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.