With an overall population of 59,643 and a student population of 12,797, approximately 5,109 of Jackson students attend one of Jackson's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Jackson State Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Jackson, based on student population. In 2010, Jackson State Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its physical therapy assisting program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree in Jackson. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,953 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Jackson, your job prospects are good. Jackson's physical therapy assistant workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.