Occupational Therapy in Rhode Island

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There are schools offering occupational therapy programs in Rhode Island!

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Schools Offering Occupational Therapy Programs in Rhode Island


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Rhode Island students graduate with degrees in occupational therapy. In other words, every year an estimated 34 occupational therapists graduate from Rhode Island's 2 occupational therapy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a occupational therapy program is New England Institute of Technology. New England Institute of Technology, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Warwick. 27 students graduated with a degree in occupational therapy from New England Institute of Technology in 2010. Students at New England Institute of Technology paid $18,960 per year in tuition fees.

Community College of Rhode Island, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a occupational therapy program. It is located in Warwick. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Community College of Rhode Island occupational therapy program. Students at Community College of Rhode Island paid $3,652 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Rhode Island's occupational therapy schools ranges from $18,960 per year to $3,652 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,306 per year. The Rhode Island occupational therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. New England Institute of Technology - located in Warwick, students are charged $18,960 per year
  2. Community College of Rhode Island - located in Warwick, students are charged $3,652 per year

The following Rhode Island occupational therapy schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Community College of Rhode Island - located in Warwick, students are charged $3,652 per year
  2. New England Institute of Technology - located in Warwick, students are charged $18,960 per year

An occupational therapy degree from a Rhode Island school... what next?

Most people who graduate from occupational therapy school in Rhode Island go on to work as an occupational therapist. In 2010, there were 410 occupational therapists working in Rhode Island. The largest populations of Rhode Island occupational therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 520 occupational therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of occupational therapists in Rhode Island will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 580 occupational therapists working in Rhode Island.

Salary

On average, occupational therapists earn $72,410 per year. On average an occupational therapist earns the most in the following Rhode Island counties:

  1. Bristol County - $73,430 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Rhode Island statistics regarding a career in occupational therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as clinical psychology or occupational therapy.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy in Rhode Island

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,276 miles from location Community College of Rhode Island Warwick RI 10.9428 n/a 17,760
5,274 miles from location New England Institute of Technology Warwick RI 19.4649 n/a 3,341
 

Curious what studying Occupational Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Rhode Island

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Occupational Therapists + 410 $72,410 -28.1%
2
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 160 $51,140 23.1%
3
Occupational Therapy Aides + 60 $45,840
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are occupational therapy related jobs in Rhode Island