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Physical Therapy Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 347 students earned their Physical Therapy degrees in MI.

As a degree choice, Physical Therapy is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 308
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 308
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 308
Bachelor’s Degree 16
Associate’s Degree 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11
Post-Master’s Certificate 11

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 81.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Physical Therapy Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Michigan

13,410 people in the state and 428,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a physical therapy grad in the state is $91,160, compared to a typical salary of $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Michigan that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,297 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.88 years. The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#2

Andrews University

Berrien Springs
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,390 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. This private school has an average net price of $20,399. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $18,019. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,300 a year.

#4

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,362 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,677. 72% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

#5

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
52 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,013 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 4.40% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,560.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
26,824 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.93 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,226. The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,726 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,700 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,922.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
945 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

Physical Therapy Careers in MI

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Physical Therapists 27% $88,940
Health Specialties Professors 25% $116,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Occupational Therapy 400
Recreational Therapy 160
Rehabilitation Science 37
Orthotist/Prosthetist 27
Music Therapy 23
Rehabilitation Counseling 16
Other Rehabilitation Professions 2

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