With an overall population of 57,247 and a student population of 6,371, approximately 2,430 of Galveston students attend one of Galveston's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Galveston's largest physical therapy school is The University of Texas Medical Branch. Approximately 96 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas Medical Branch with credentials in physical therapy.
A reported 96 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Galveston in 2010.
And if you live on campus at one of the Galveston-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $4,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Galveston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,880 physical therapists in Texas. Of these physical therapists, 2,430 were working in the greater Galveston area. The number of physical therapists in Galveston is expected to increase by 36% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Galveston, you can expect to make an average salary of $79,130 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.