If you are interested in pursuing physical therapy, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 physical therapy schools in Omaha, Nebraska. With an overall population of 390,007 and a student population of 47,574, approximately 10,622 of Omaha students attend one of Omaha's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Omaha, by student population, is Creighton University. In 2010, Creighton University graduated approximately 56 students from its physical therapy program.
A reported 97 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Omaha in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Omaha, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,544.
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 at one of the Omaha-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $8,814 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Omaha after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Omaha, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. There were 1,400 physical therapists working in Nebraska and 650 working in the greater Omaha area in 2010. Omaha's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 28% 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 Omaha is $69,770 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapists state-wide.
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