Madison has a general population of 208,054 and an overall student population of 78,603. Approximately 41,654 of Madison's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
University of Wisconsin-Madison is the largest physical therapy school in Madison, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Madison in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Madison's physical therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,187 per year in instate tuition and $34,936 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,040 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy program in Madison. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,157 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,860.
If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Madison, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 physical therapists in Wisconsin were working in the greater Madison area. Madison's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Madison is $74,500 per year, which is higher than the average for physical therapists state-wide.