Ithaca has a total population of 29,287 and a student population of 27,527. Of these students, 6,894 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Ithaca's largest physical therapy school is Ithaca College. Approximately 190 students graduated in 2010 from Ithaca College with credentials in physical therapy.
A total of 190 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Ithaca in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Ithaca, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,060.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Ithaca-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Ithaca, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 95 physical therapists in New York were working in the greater Ithaca area. Ithaca's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Ithaca, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,330 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.