Flint has a general population of 124,943 and an overall student population of 35,999. Approximately 7,773 of Flint's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Flint's largest physical therapy school is University of Michigan-Flint. In 2010, University of Michigan-Flint graduated approximately 34 students from its physical therapy program.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Flint's physical therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,375 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Flint physical therapy schools was an average of $27,847 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Flint. And if you live on campus at one of the Flint-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $8,593 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,382.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Flint, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,980 physical therapists in Michigan. Of these physical therapists, 290 were working in the greater Flint area. Flint's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Flint is $76,940 per year, which is higher than the average for physical therapists state-wide.