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Physical Therapy Schools in Florida

489 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

A Physical Therapy major is the 28th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 489
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 489
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 489

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.0%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.6%
  • White: 59.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Physical Therapy Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Florida

22,000 people in the state and 428,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Florida

In this state, physical therapy grads earn an average of $80,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $88,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in Florida that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
126 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,576 Total Students

The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. 39% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students get financical aid.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.

#3

University of Miami

Coral Gables
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,811 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,700 a year. 89% of students get financical aid.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

77% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $9,838. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at UCF. The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 90% of students get financical aid.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,977 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 63%. This public school has an average net price of $13,745. It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
17,117 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.64 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
9,626 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.98 years. This public school has an average net price of $15,341.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,688 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,211. The full-time teacher rate is 96%.

Physical Therapy Careers in FL

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 33% $61,080
Physical Therapists 32% $87,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Occupational Therapy 372
Rehabilitation Counseling 45
Other Rehabilitation Professions 42
Music Therapy 29
Art Therapy 14
Orthotist/Prosthetist 13
Rehabilitation Science 7
Recreational Therapy 2

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