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Physical Therapy Schools in Alabama

145 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Alabama in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Physical Therapy is the 16th most popular major out of a total 91 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Alabama

Physical Therapy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 145
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 145
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 145

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a physical therapy major is more popular with women than with men.

Physical Therapy Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of physical therapy majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 81.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Physical Therapy Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 4,740 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a physical therapy grad in the state is $90,620, compared to a typical salary of $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Alabama that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
22,080 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. 94% of students get financical aid.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,397 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years.


Samford University

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,692 Total Students

The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Samford. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
4,190 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.94 years. A typical student attending Alabama State will pay a net price of $13,043.

Physical Therapy Careers in AL

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $95,190
Physical Therapists 24% $88,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to physical therapy.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Occupational Therapy 136
Other Rehabilitation Professions 111
Rehabilitation Counseling 22

View all majors related to Physical Therapy

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