Lufkin has a general population of 32,709 and an overall student population of 5,500. Approximately 5,422 of Lufkin's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Angelina College is the largest physical therapy school in Lufkin, based on student population. In 2010, Angelina College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in physical therapy.
If you decide to attend one of Lufkin's physical therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,896 per year in instate tuition and $12,706 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,330 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Lufkin. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Lufkin-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,232.
Many physical therapy graduates choose to work as physical therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lufkin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 50 physical therapists in Texas were working in the greater Lufkin area. The number of physical therapists in Lufkin is expected to increase by 36% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Lufkin is $85,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.