Bourbonnais, IL has seventeen physical therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwestern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a physical therapy program, has a total student population of 19,853. It is the 11th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Illinois.
Physical Therapy students from Bourbonnais schools who go on to become physical therapists, PTs, exercise physiologists, physical therapy assistants, 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.
Bourbonnais lies in Kankakee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Kankakee-Bradley area has 41,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,160 average annual salary.
Of the 17 physical therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Bourbonnais, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern University comes out as the most expensive ($28,371/yr) for physical therapy students, with Gateway Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $220/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bourbonnais|
|University Park||IL||-||2||26.7847||216||21.6 miles|
|Chicago Heights||IL||-||1||9.7858||55||26.8 miles|
|Tinley Park||IL||60,149||0||-||0||28.3 miles|
|Orland Park||IL||55,957||1||26.0399||11||30.8 miles|
|Oak Forest||IL||-||1||38.4537||3||31.1 miles|
|South Holland||IL||-||1||10.1002||61||33.3 miles|
|Palos Heights||IL||-||1||26.9291||61||35.1 miles|
|Blue Island||IL||-||2||31.6013||8||35.6 miles|
|Calumet City||IL||-||1||19.3758||27||36.0 miles|
|Downers Grove||IL||49,475||1||0.403237||10||44.5 miles|
|Glen Ellyn||IL||-||1||13.8242||100||50.2 miles|
|Oak Park||IL||49,270||1||1.32863||0||50.4 miles|
|Villa Park||IL||-||2||31.4324||7||50.5 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||50.6 miles|
|River Forest||IL||-||2||45.0836||173||50.8 miles|