Ann Arbor has a general population of 114,024 and an overall student population of 57,615. Approximately 14,202 of Ann Arbor's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Washtenaw Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Ann Arbor, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Washtenaw Community College.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting in Ann Arbor in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,920 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $770 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many physical therapy assisting graduates choose to work as physical therapy assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ann Arbor, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,180 physical therapy assistants in Michigan. Of these physical therapy assistants, 60 were working in the greater Ann Arbor area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 32% in Ann Arbor. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapy assistant in Ann Arbor is $27,780 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapy assistants state-wide.