With an overall population of 3,388 and a student population of 2,665, approximately 2,099 of Orangeburg students attend one of Orangeburg's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Orangeburg, by student population, is Dominican College of Blauvelt. In 2010, Dominican College of Blauvelt graduated approximately 58 students from its physical therapy program.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Orangeburg. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Orangeburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,120.
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 Orangeburg-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $10,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,520.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Orangeburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 physical therapists in New York were working in the greater Orangeburg area. Orangeburg's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Orangeburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.