Elon College has a total population of 6,738 and a student population of 5,666. Of these students, 5,666 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Elon College's largest physical therapy school is Elon University. In 2010, Elon University graduated approximately 37 students from its physical therapy program.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Elon College in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,489 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Elon College. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,236 per year, on average, for room and board at Elon College-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Elon College after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Elon College, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. There were 4,550 physical therapists working in North Carolina and 90 working in the greater Elon College area in 2010. Elon College's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Elon College is $66,310 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapists state-wide.