Denton has a total population of 80,537 and a student population of 48,341. Of these students, 13,338 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Texas Woman's University is the largest physical therapy school in Denton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 121 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Texas Woman's University.
A reported 121 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Denton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Denton's physical therapy schools was $14,747 per year for instate students and $21,395 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $990 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Denton-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $5,758 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Denton after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Denton, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. In 2010, of the 11,880 physical therapists in Texas, 2,720 were working in the greater Denton area. The number of physical therapists in Denton is expected to increase by 36% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Denton, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,940 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.