Wisconsin contains eleven schools that offer occupational therapy programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking occupational therapy school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 occupational therapy schools in Wisconsin, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concordia University-Wisconsin comes out as the most expensive ($18,362/yr), with Milwaukee Area Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,574/yr.
Occupational Therapy students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 790 employed occupational therapist assistants earning an average yearly salary of $45,710. Occupational therapists in this state earn $61,230/yr and there are 2,650 employed.
Also, within the occupational therapy schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from occupational therapy, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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