Nampa has a total population of 51,867 and a student population of 5,707. Of these students, 1,950 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Nampa, by student population, is Northwest Nazarene University. In 2010, Northwest Nazarene University graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in physical therapy.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Nampa's physical therapy schools. In 2009 tuition at physical therapy schools in Nampa was $22,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Nampa. And if you live on campus at one of the Nampa-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $5,830 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physical therapy graduates choose to work as physical therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nampa, your job prospects are good. There were 930 physical therapists working in Idaho and 490 working in the greater Nampa area in 2010. Nampa's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 34% by the year 2018. 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 Nampa is $70,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.