Canton has a total population of 80,806 and a student population of 22,824. Of these students, 2,760 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Canton, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Walsh University. In 2010, Walsh University graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in physical therapy.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Canton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,240 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,014 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,526 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physical therapy graduates choose to work as physical therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 physical therapists in Ohio were working in the greater Canton area. Canton's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Canton, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,280 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.