If you decide that you want to get a physical therapy degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 physical therapy schools in Rochester, Michigan. Rochester has a total population of 10,467 and a student population of 19,810. Of these students, 19,810 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Rochester, by student population, is Oakland University. In 2010, Oakland University graduated approximately 47 students from its physical therapy program.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Rochester. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,191 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rochester physical therapy schools was an average of $28,048 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,315 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,423 per year, on average, for room and board at Rochester-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,507.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Rochester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 physical therapists in Michigan were working in the greater Rochester area. Rochester'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 Rochester is $75,900 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.
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