Ohio contains eighteen schools that offer occupational therapy assistant programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking occupational therapy assistant school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 occupational therapy assistant schools in Ohio, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University comes out as the most expensive ($25,507/yr), with Sinclair Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,687/yr.
Occupational Therapy Assistant students from Ohio schools who go on to become occupational therapy assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, registered occupational therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,680 people working as occupational therapist assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,830. Also, Occupational therapist aides make on average $28,890 per year and there are about 8,040 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Ohio alone, there are 140 employed occupational therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $27,510. Occupational therapist assistants in this state earn $51,290/yr and there are 2,400 employed.
Also, within the occupational therapy assistant schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from occupational therapy assistant, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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