Pomona has a total population of 4,019 and a student population of 7,559. Of these students, 7,559 are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Pomona's largest occupational therapy school is The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. In 2010, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in occupational therapy.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree from one of Pomona's occupational therapy schools. If you decide to attend one of Pomona's occupational therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $27,860 per year in instate tuition and $33,543 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a occupational therapy program in Pomona. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,694 per year, on average, for room and board at Pomona-based occupational therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,881.
If you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Pomona, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,250 occupational therapists in New Jersey. Of these occupational therapists, 70 were working in the greater Pomona area. Pomona's occupational therapist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Pomona is $86,300 per year, which is higher than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.