Delaware has a total population of 25,243 and a student population of 2,208. Of these students, 1,893 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Delaware, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Ohio Wesleyan University. In 2010, Ohio Wesleyan University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in physical therapy.
If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Delaware, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,030.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,224 per year, on average, for room and board at Delaware-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 Delaware, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,650 physical therapists in Ohio. Of these physical therapists, 1,250 were working in the greater Delaware area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 23% in Delaware. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Delaware, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,870 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.