Nevada contains two schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking physical therapy assistant school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 physical therapy assistant schools in Nevada, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Physical Therapy Assistant students from Nevada schools who go on to become physical therapy assistants, exercise physiologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nevada alone, there are 380 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $24,550. Physical therapists in this state earn $85,360/yr and there are 1,280 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy assistant schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from physical therapy assistant, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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