Allendale has a total population of 11,555 and a student population of 24,408. Of these students, 24,408 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Grand Valley State University is the largest physical therapy school in Allendale, based on student population. In 2010, Grand Valley State University graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in physical therapy.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Allendale in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Allendale's physical therapy schools was $19,480 per year for instate students and $23,794 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board at Allendale-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
If you plan on staying in Allendale after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Allendale, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,980 physical therapists in Michigan, 130 were working in the greater Allendale area. Allendale's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Allendale is $72,750 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.