With an overall population of 131,510 and a student population of 26,747, approximately 7,538 of Savannah students attend one of Savannah's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Savannah, by student population, is Armstrong Atlantic State University. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Savannah in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Savannah's physical therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,081 per year in instate tuition and $27,369 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Savannah. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Savannah-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,076.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Savannah, your job prospects are good. There were 3,070 physical therapists working in Georgia and 140 working in the greater Savannah area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 35% in Savannah. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Savannah is $75,500 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.