Norfolk has a general population of 23,516 and an overall student population of 5,205. Approximately 5,205 of Norfolk's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Norfolk, by student population, is Northeast Community College. In 2010, Northeast Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its physical therapy program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Norfolk in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,725 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Norfolk physical therapy schools was an average of $11,244 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,080 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,194 per year, on average, for room and board at Norfolk-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,811.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,400 physical therapists in Nebraska, 80 were working in the greater Norfolk area. Norfolk's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Norfolk, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.