Findlay has a general population of 38,967 and an overall student population of 5,569. Approximately 5,485 of Findlay's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The University of Findlay is the largest physical therapy school in Findlay, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 55 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at The University of Findlay.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Findlay's physical therapy schools. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Findlay, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,774.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,554 per year, on average, for room and board at Findlay-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 Findlay, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,650 physical therapists in Ohio, 160 were working in the greater Findlay area. The number of physical therapists in Findlay is expected to increase by 23% 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 Findlay is $70,620 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.