Troy has a general population of 49,170 and an overall student population of 21,055. Approximately 749 of Troy's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Troy's largest physical therapy school is The Sage Colleges. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at The Sage Colleges.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Troy. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,790 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Troy. And if you live on campus at one of the Troy-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,790.
If you plan on staying in Troy after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Troy, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 physical therapists in New York were working in the greater Troy area. The number of physical therapists in Troy is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Troy, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,580 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.