Rhode Island contains two schools that offer occupational therapy assistant programs. New England Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking occupational therapy assistant school in RI, has a total student population of 3,341 and is the 4132nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 occupational therapy assistant schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New England Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($25,107/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Occupational Therapy Assistant students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 50 employed occupational therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $48,140. Occupational therapist assistants in this state earn $51,820/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the occupational therapy assistant schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from occupational therapy assistant, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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