With an overall population of 3,882 and a student population of 7,596, approximately 7,596 of Fulton students attend one of Fulton's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Itawamba Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Fulton, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Itawamba Community College with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting in Fulton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fulton's physical therapy assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,150 per year in instate tuition and $10,900 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy assistant program in Fulton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,010 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,490.
If you plan on staying in Fulton after graduating from physical therapy assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapy assistants in Fulton, which is the most popular physical therapy assisting profession, are good. In 2010, of the 610 physical therapy assistants in Mississippi, 110 were working in the greater Fulton area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 32% in Fulton. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Fulton, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,500 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.