With an overall population of 28,692 and a student population of 3,311, approximately 1,764 of Shawnee students attend one of Shawnee's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Shawnee, by student population, is Oklahoma Baptist University. In 2010, Oklahoma Baptist University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in physical therapy.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Shawnee in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Shawnee, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,562.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Shawnee-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $5,510 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,462.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Shawnee, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,970 physical therapists in Oklahoma. Of these physical therapists, 70 were working in the greater Shawnee area. Shawnee's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Shawnee is $65,110 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapists state-wide.