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Physical Therapy Schools in Louisiana

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

In this state, Physical Therapy is the 32nd most popular major out of a total 108 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 70

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 91.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Physical Therapy Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Louisiana

There are 4,070 people in the state and 428,080 people in the nation working in physical therapy jobs.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Louisiana

Physical Therapy grads earn an average of $89,860 in the state and $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,820 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $58,600 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
939 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $78,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time.


Louisiana College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
1,224 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. 60% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
8,673 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,361. It takes the average student 4.73 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Physical Therapy Careers in LA

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $83,100
Physical Therapists 22% $84,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Occupational Therapy 84
Rehabilitation Counseling 39
Recreational Therapy 27
Music Therapy 13

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