There are 2 physical therapy schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta has a total population of 416,474 and a student population of 92,079. Of these students, 43,357 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 2 physical therapy schools in Atlanta, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Emory University. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Emory University.
A total of 82 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Atlanta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,139 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Atlanta physical therapy schools was an average of $46,244 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,963 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,018.
Many physical therapy graduates choose to work as physical therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Atlanta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 physical therapists in Georgia were working in the greater Atlanta area. The number of physical therapists in Atlanta is expected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Atlanta, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.
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