With an overall population of 21,861 and a student population of 24,822, approximately 24,822 of Selden students attend one of Selden's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
The largest occupational therapy school in Selden, by student population, is Suffolk County Community College. In 2010, Suffolk County Community College graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in occupational therapy.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree from one of Selden's occupational therapy schools. If you decide to attend a occupational therapy school in Selden, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,256.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year.
Many occupational therapy graduates choose to work as occupational therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Selden, your job prospects are good. There were 7,570 occupational therapists working in New York and 990 working in the greater Selden area in 2010. The number of occupational therapists in Selden is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Selden is $71,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for occupational therapists.