With an overall population of 4,228 and a student population of 13,068, approximately 9,171 of Old Westbury students attend one of Old Westbury's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Old Westbury's largest occupational therapy school is New York Institute of Technology. In 2010, New York Institute of Technology graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in occupational therapy.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy in Old Westbury in 2010. If you decide to attend a occupational therapy school in Old Westbury, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,140.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a occupational therapy program in Old Westbury. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board at Old Westbury-based occupational therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
Many occupational therapy graduates choose to work as occupational therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Old Westbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,570 occupational therapists in New York, 990 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. Old Westbury's occupational therapist workforce is projected to increase by 15% 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 Old Westbury is $71,430 per year, which is higher than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.