Rhode Island contains two schools that offer occupational therapy programs. New England Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking occupational therapy 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 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 students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 140 employed occupational therapist assistants earning an average yearly salary of $51,820. Occupational therapists in this state earn $70,510/yr and there are 360 employed.
Also, within the occupational therapy 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, 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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