With an overall population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647, approximately 22,647 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Athens, by student population, is Ohio University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Ohio University-Main Campus.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Athens in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Athens's physical therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,905 per year in instate tuition and $31,869 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $873 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Athens-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,650 physical therapists in Ohio, 150 were working in the greater Athens area. The number of physical therapists in Athens is expected to increase by 23% 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 Athens is $75,580 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapists state-wide.