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Physical Therapy Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 188 students earned their Physical Therapy degrees in CT.

A Physical Therapy major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 188
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 188
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 188

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 80.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Physical Therapy Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 3,790 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a physical therapy grad in the state is $96,010, compared to a typical salary of $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,156 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $41,066. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students get financical aid.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,708 Total Students

An average student at Quinnipiac will pay a net price of $39,307. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%.


University of Hartford

West Hartford
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,773 Total Students

An average student at UHart will pay a net price of $29,592. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. The 6.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,400 a year. The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $21,588.

Physical Therapy Careers in CT

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 19% $107,700
Physical Therapists 18% $94,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Occupational Therapy 152
Recreational Therapy 40
Orthotist/Prosthetist 24
Art Therapy 20

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