Berrien Springs has a general population of 1,862 and an overall student population of 3,589. Approximately 3,589 of Berrien Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Berrien Springs, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Andrews University. In 2010, Andrews University graduated approximately 41 students from its physical therapy program.
A reported 41 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Berrien Springs in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Berrien Springs, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,170.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,860 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physical therapy graduates choose to work as physical therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Berrien Springs, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 58 physical therapists in Michigan were working in the greater Berrien Springs area. The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Berrien Springs will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Berrien Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.