Twin Falls has a total population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169. Of these students, 8,133 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Twin Falls, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, College of Southern Idaho graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
If you decide to attend one of Twin Falls's respiratory therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in instate tuition and $17,048 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based respiratory therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 410 respiratory therapists in Idaho, 30 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Twin Falls will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Twin Falls is $58,960 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.