Newark has a general population of 273,546 and an overall student population of 40,840. Approximately 6,055 of Newark's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Newark, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In 2010, approximately 89 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
A reported 89 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Newark in 2010.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,183 per year, on average, for room and board at Newark-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Newark, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,750 physical therapists in New Jersey, 1,430 were working in the greater Newark area. The number of physical therapists in Newark is expected to 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 Newark is $82,530 per year, which is higher than the average for physical therapists state-wide.
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