With an overall population of 5,446 and a student population of 16,389, approximately 16,389 of Kingston students attend one of Kingston's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Kingston's largest physical therapy school is University of Rhode Island. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at University of Rhode Island.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Kingston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kingston physical therapy schools was an average of $39,198 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Kingston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board at Kingston-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,128.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Kingston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 860 physical therapists in Rhode Island, 1,120 were working in the greater Kingston area. Kingston's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Kingston is $79,740 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.