With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 2,515 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Augusta's largest physical therapy school is Medical College of Georgia. In 2010, approximately 93 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Medical College of Georgia.
In 2010, 93 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Augusta's physical therapy schools.
And if you live on campus at one of the Augusta-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $2,088 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,070 physical therapists in Georgia, 270 were working in the greater Augusta area. Augusta's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Augusta, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,420 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.