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Physical Therapy Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 176 students earned their Physical Therapy degrees in KY.

A Physical Therapy major is the 21st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 164
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 164
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 164
Bachelor’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 86.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Physical Therapy Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Kentucky

There are 4,530 people in the state and 428,080 people in the nation working in physical therapy jobs.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Kentucky

Physical Therapy grads earn an average of $64,560 in the state and $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Kentucky that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Bellarmine University

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,331 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Bellarmine U will pay a net price of $23,223. It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,402 Total Students

The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at UK. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,523.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
18,171 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 65% of the teachers are full time.

Physical Therapy Careers in KY

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Physical Therapists 23% $84,920
Health Specialties Professors 23% $59,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Occupational Therapy 238
Rehabilitation Counseling 46
Music Therapy 18
Rehabilitation Science 5

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