With an overall population of 10,622 and a student population of 9,673, approximately 9,673 of Dobbs Ferry students attend one of Dobbs Ferry's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Mercy College is the largest occupational therapy school in Dobbs Ferry, based on student population. In 2010, Mercy College graduated approximately 27 students from its occupational therapy program.
A reported 54 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy in Dobbs Ferry in 2010. In 2009 tuition at occupational therapy schools in Dobbs Ferry was $16,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a occupational therapy program in Dobbs Ferry. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,812 per year, on average, for room and board at Dobbs Ferry-based occupational therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,710.
If you plan on staying in Dobbs Ferry after graduating from occupational therapy school, you should know that job prospects for occupational therapists in Dobbs Ferry, which is the most popular occupational therapy profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 occupational therapists in New York were working in the greater Dobbs Ferry area. The number of occupational therapists in Dobbs Ferry is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Dobbs Ferry is $70,820 per year, which is higher than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.