Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Boise, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Boise State University. Approximately 62 students graduated in 2010 from Boise State University with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from one of Boise's respiratory therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boise respiratory therapy schools was an average of $25,672 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,168 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Boise. And if you live on campus at one of the Boise-based respiratory therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $5,270 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,870.
Many respiratory therapy graduates choose to work as respiratory therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Boise, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 24% in Boise. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.