Potsdam has a total population of 9,425 and a student population of 7,486. Of these students, 3,187 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Potsdam's largest physical therapy school is Clarkson University. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Clarkson University with credentials in physical therapy.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Potsdam in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Potsdam, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,910.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,118 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Potsdam after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Potsdam, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. There were 13,770 physical therapists working in New York and 370 working in the greater Potsdam area in 2010. The number of physical therapists in Potsdam is expected 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 Potsdam, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.