Dodge City has a total population of 25,176 and a student population of 1,706. Of these students, 1,706 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Dodge City, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Dodge City Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Dodge City Community College with credentials in physical therapy.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Dodge City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dodge City's physical therapy schools was $11,536 per year for instate students and $12,016 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,502 per year, on average, for room and board at Dodge City-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,034.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Dodge City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,850 physical therapists in Kansas. Of these physical therapists, 370 were working in the greater Dodge City area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 24% in Dodge City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Dodge City is $72,830 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.