Indianapolis, Indiana has 2 occupational therapy schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in occupational therapy. With an overall population of 781,870 and a student population of 71,622, approximately 35,438 of Indianapolis students attend one of Indianapolis's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Of the 2 occupational therapy schools in Indianapolis, the largest occupational therapy school, by student population, is University of Indianapolis. In 2010, University of Indianapolis graduated approximately 61 students from its occupational therapy program.
A reported 94 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy in Indianapolis in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,644 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Indianapolis occupational therapy schools was an average of $35,093 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $836 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,992 per year, on average, for room and board at Indianapolis-based occupational therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,667.
If you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Indianapolis, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,610 occupational therapists in Indiana. Of these occupational therapists, 850 were working in the greater Indianapolis area. By the year 2018, the number of occupational therapists is expected to increase by 30% in Indianapolis. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Indianapolis is $74,700 per year, which is higher than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.
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