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Physical Therapy Schools in Georgia

317 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Physical Therapy major is the 22nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 286
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 286
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 286
Bachelor’s Degree 31

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 78.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Physical Therapy Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Georgia

9,970 people in the state and 428,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Georgia

In this state, physical therapy grads earn an average of $86,320. Nationwide, they make an average of $88,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Georgia that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:


Emory University

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,415 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. In their early career, GaSou grads earn an average salary of $33,700. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Brenau University

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,817 Total Students

The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Brenau. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $14,519. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Georgia State.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.29 years.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Augusta University grads earn an average salary of $54,100.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,748 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 8.80% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $9,994.

Physical Therapy Careers in GA

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Physical Therapists 29% $86,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Occupational Therapy 158
Rehabilitation Counseling 37
Other Rehabilitation Professions 36
Music Therapy 17
Orthotist/Prosthetist 14
Art Therapy 3

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