With an overall population of 121,582 and a student population of 19,891, approximately 10,516 of Evansville students attend one of Evansville's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Evansville's largest respiratory therapy school is University of Southern Indiana. In 2010, University of Southern Indiana graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy in Evansville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Evansville's respiratory therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,374 per year in instate tuition and $24,655 per year in out of state tuition.
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 respiratory therapy program in Evansville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,654.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Evansville, your job prospects are good. There were 2,960 respiratory therapists working in Indiana and 200 working in the greater Evansville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 20% in Evansville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Evansville is $50,520 per year, which is lower than the average for respiratory therapists state-wide.