New York contains 33 schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking physical therapy assistant school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 33 physical therapy assistant schools in New York, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr), with Niagara County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,252/yr.
Physical Therapy Assistant students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 2,540 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $27,270. Physical therapists in this state earn $74,920/yr and there are 13,320 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy assistant schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physical therapy assistant, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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