Texas contains 31 schools that offer occupational therapy programs. Texas Woman's University, the highest-ranking occupational therapy school in TX, has a total student population of 13,338 and is the 412th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 occupational therapy schools in Texas, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($24,192/yr), with South Texas College as the lowest recorded at only $1,317/yr.
Occupational Therapy students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 1,880 employed occupational therapist assistants earning an average yearly salary of $65,900. Occupational therapists in this state earn $78,470/yr and there are 7,170 employed.
Also, within the occupational therapy schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from occupational therapy, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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