With an overall population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955, approximately 27,654 of Greenville students attend one of Greenville's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Greenville's largest physical therapy school is East Carolina University. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at East Carolina University.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Greenville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Greenville physical therapy schools was an average of $27,336 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,075 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Greenville-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Greenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,550 physical therapists in North Carolina. Of these physical therapists, 140 were working in the greater Greenville area. The number of physical therapists in Greenville is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Greenville is $66,200 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.