With an overall population of 8,832 and a student population of 11,300, approximately 11,300 of Cheney students attend one of Cheney's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
The largest occupational therapy school in Cheney, by student population, is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Occupational Therapy program at Eastern Washington University.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy in Cheney in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cheney's occupational therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,838 per year in instate tuition and $26,556 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a occupational therapy program in Cheney. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board at Cheney-based occupational therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
If you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Cheney, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,070 occupational therapists in Washington State. Of these occupational therapists, 260 were working in the greater Cheney area. By the year 2018, the number of occupational therapists is expected to increase by 21% in Cheney. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
As an occupational therapist in Cheney, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,600 per year. This is lower than the average salary for occupational therapists in the state.