With an overall population of 23,743 and a student population of 12,318, approximately 8,204 of Salisbury students attend one of Salisbury's schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
The largest respiratory therapy school in Salisbury, by student population, is Salisbury University. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Respiratory Therapy program at Salisbury University.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a respiratory therapy degree from one of Salisbury's respiratory therapy schools. If you decide to attend one of Salisbury's respiratory therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,688 per year in instate tuition and $27,184 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,070 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,618.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Salisbury, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of respiratory therapists in Salisbury will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.