Cullowhee has a total population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429. Of these students, 9,429 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Cullowhee's largest physical therapy school is Western Carolina University. In 2010, Western Carolina University graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in physical therapy.
A total of 29 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Cullowhee in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cullowhee's physical therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,470 per year in instate tuition and $24,067 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,006 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Cullowhee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board at Cullowhee-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Cullowhee, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 physical therapists in North Carolina were working in the greater Cullowhee area. The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Cullowhee will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Cullowhee, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,990 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.