With an overall population of 2,557 and a student population of 2,736, approximately 2,736 of Dallas students attend one of Dallas's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Misericordia University is the largest physical therapy school in Dallas, based on student population. Approximately 76 students graduated in 2010 from Misericordia University with credentials in physical therapy.
A total of 76 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Dallas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,050.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Dallas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 physical therapists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Dallas area. The number of physical therapists in Dallas is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Dallas, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,250 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.