With an overall population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169, approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls students attend one of Twin Falls's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Twin Falls's largest occupational therapy school is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, College of Southern Idaho graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in occupational therapy.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Twin Falls occupational therapy schools was an average of $17,048 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for occupational therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
Many occupational therapy graduates choose to work as occupational therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 occupational therapists in Idaho were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The government projects that the number of occupational therapists in Twin Falls will increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Twin Falls is $58,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for occupational therapists.