Old Westbury has a total population of 4,228 and a student population of 13,068. Of these students, 9,171 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Old Westbury, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is New York Institute of Technology. In 2010, New York Institute of Technology graduated approximately 49 students with credentials in physical therapy.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Old Westbury's physical therapy schools. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Old Westbury, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,140.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Old Westbury-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Old Westbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,770 physical therapists in New York. Of these physical therapists, 2,880 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Old Westbury will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Old Westbury is $76,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.