Camden has a total population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828. Of these students, 5,781 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Camden, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Rutgers University-Camden. In 2010, approximately 17 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Rutgers University-Camden.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Camden's physical therapy schools. Tuition in 2009 at Camden's physical therapy schools was $25,262 per year for instate students and $35,894 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Camden, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,750 physical therapists in New Jersey, 940 were working in the greater Camden area. The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Camden will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Camden is $87,530 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.