With an overall population of 6,293 and a student population of 1,162, approximately 1,162 of Ironwood students attend one of Ironwood's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Ironwood's largest physical therapy school is Gogebic Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Gogebic Community College with credentials in physical therapy.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a physical therapy certificate from one of Ironwood's physical therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,413 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ironwood physical therapy schools was an average of $10,219 per year in 2009.
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 $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Ironwood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 physical therapists in Michigan were working in the greater Ironwood area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 26% in Ironwood. 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 Ironwood is $78,530 per year, which is higher than the average for physical therapists state-wide.