Muncie has a total population of 67,430 and a student population of 29,560. Of these students, 21,401 are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Of the 1 respiratory therapy schools in Muncie, the largest respiratory therapy school, by student population, is Ball State University. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Ball State University with credentials in respiratory therapy.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree in Muncie. Tuition in 2009 at Muncie's respiratory therapy schools was $19,640 per year for instate students and $32,208 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $970 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a respiratory therapy program in Muncie. And if you live on campus at one of the Muncie-based respiratory therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $8,052 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Muncie, your job prospects are good. The number of respiratory therapists in Muncie is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a respiratory therapist in Muncie is $50,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for respiratory therapists.