Georgia contains eight schools that offer occupational therapy programs. Brenau University, the highest-ranking occupational therapy school in GA, has a total student population of 2,760 and is the 533rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 occupational therapy schools in Georgia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Atlanta comes out as the most expensive ($17,422/yr), with Augusta Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,330/yr.
Occupational Therapy students from Georgia schools who go on to become occupational therapists, therapists, occupational therapy assistants, counseling psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 97,840 people working as occupational therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,680. Also, Occupational therapist assistants make on average $50,830 per year and there are about 26,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 490 employed occupational therapist assistants earning an average yearly salary of $51,740. Occupational therapists in this state earn $69,250/yr and there are 1,980 employed.
Also, within the occupational therapy schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from occupational therapy, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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