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Physical Therapy Schools in District of Columbia

64 Physical Therapy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Physical Therapy is the 16th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 64
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 64
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 64

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a physical therapy major is more popular with women than with men.

Physical Therapy Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 32.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 53.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Physical Therapy Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in District of Columbia

1,630 people in the state and 428,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, physical therapy grads earn an average of $89,750. Nationwide, they make an average of $88,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in District of Columbia that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

In their early career, GWU grads earn an average salary of $53,600. 51% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $33,734.


Howard University

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 78% of the teachers are full time.

Physical Therapy Careers in DC

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $0
Physical Therapists 21% $85,470

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Art Therapy 29
Rehabilitation Counseling 29
Occupational Therapy 21

View all majors related to Physical Therapy

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