South Orange has a general population of 16,964 and an overall student population of 9,616. Approximately 9,616 of South Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in South Orange, by student population, is Seton Hall University. In 2010, Seton Hall University graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in physical therapy.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in South Orange. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in South Orange, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,470.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
If you plan on staying in South Orange after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in South Orange, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 physical therapists in New Jersey were working in the greater South Orange area. The number of physical therapists in South Orange is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in South Orange, you can expect to make an average salary of $82,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.