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 physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Cheney, by student population, is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, Eastern Washington University graduated approximately 36 students from its physical therapy program.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Cheney. If you decide to attend one of Cheney's physical 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, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cheney-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Cheney, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,320 physical therapists in Washington State, 480 were working in the greater Cheney area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 27% in Cheney. 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 Cheney is $66,090 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapists state-wide.