Rhode Island contains one school that offers physical therapy assistant programs. Community College of Rhode Island has a total student population of 17,760 and is the 5473rd highest ranked school in America.
Physical Therapy Assistant students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 80 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $26,700. Physical therapists in this state earn $79,520/yr and there are 620 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy assistant schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from physical therapy assistant, 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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