Scottsbluff has a general population of 14,732 and an overall student population of 2,353. Approximately 2,304 of Scottsbluff's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Scottsbluff, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Western Nebraska Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Western Nebraska Community College with credentials in physical therapy.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Scottsbluff. Tuition in 2009 at Scottsbluff's physical therapy schools was $12,051 per year for instate students and $12,339 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,228 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,390.
If you plan on staying in Scottsbluff after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Scottsbluff, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,400 physical therapists in Nebraska, 70 were working in the greater Scottsbluff area. Scottsbluff'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Scottsbluff is $77,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.