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Physical Therapy Schools in Arkansas

133 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Physical Therapy is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 133
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 133
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 133

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 90.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 0.8%
Physical Therapy Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 3,600 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Arkansas

Physical Therapy grads earn an average of $81,430 in the state and $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
10,869 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,723. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,879 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,356 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,768 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $57,000 a year. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time.

Physical Therapy Careers in AR

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Physical Therapists 31% $78,620
Health Specialties Professors 26% $112,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Occupational Therapy 73
Rehabilitation Science 70
Rehabilitation Counseling 56
Other Rehabilitation Professions 12

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