Glenside has a total population of 7,914 and a student population of 4,872. Of these students, 3,953 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Glenside, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Arcadia University. Approximately 56 students graduated in 2010 from Arcadia University with credentials in physical therapy.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Glenside's physical therapy schools. If you decide to attend a physical therapy school in Glenside, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,260.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Glenside. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,860.
Many physical therapy graduates choose to work as physical therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Glenside, your job prospects are good. There were 9,600 physical therapists working in Pennsylvania and 2,750 working in the greater Glenside area in 2010. The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Glenside will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Glenside, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,910 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.