With an overall population of 113,726 and a student population of 31,041, approximately 14,614 of Waco students attend one of Waco's schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Waco, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Baylor University. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Baylor University with credentials in physical therapy.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Waco in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,070 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,398 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,971 per year, on average, for room and board at Waco-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Waco after graduating from physical therapy school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapists in Waco, which is the most popular physical therapy profession, are good. In 2010, of the 11,880 physical therapists in Texas, 110 were working in the greater Waco area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 36% in Waco. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Waco, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,870 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.