San Marcos has a general population of 34,733 and an overall student population of 30,803. Approximately 30,803 of San Marcos's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
San Marcos's largest physical therapy school is Texas State University-San Marcos. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State University-San Marcos with credentials in physical therapy.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in San Marcos in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,148 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Marcos physical therapy schools was an average of $24,796 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,392 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,278.
Many physical therapy graduates choose to work as physical therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Marcos, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,880 physical therapists in Texas, 1,020 were working in the greater San Marcos area. The government projects that the number of physical therapists in San Marcos will 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 San Marcos is $67,460 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapists state-wide.