With an overall population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585, approximately 13,493 of Pocatello students attend one of Pocatello's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Idaho State University is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Pocatello, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Idaho State University.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting in Pocatello in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pocatello's physical therapy assistant schools was $15,092 per year for instate students and $24,894 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Pocatello-based physical therapy assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
Many physical therapy assisting graduates choose to work as physical therapy assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 37% in Pocatello. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.