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Physical Therapy Schools in Mississippi

109 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

A Physical Therapy major is the 20th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 71
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 71
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 71
Associate’s Degree 38

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 20.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 71.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Physical Therapy Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Mississippi

There are 3,300 people in the state and 428,080 people in the nation working in physical therapy jobs.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Mississippi

Physical Therapy grads earn an average of $89,720 in the state and $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Mississippi that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,456 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. 84% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $13,857.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,950 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,677. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,042 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,905. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,930 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $5,465. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,512 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,236. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,000 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $21,200 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 96% of students get financical aid.

Physical Therapy Careers in MS

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 27% $0
Physical Therapists 16% $87,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Occupational Therapy 46
Music Therapy 9
Rehabilitation Counseling 8

View all majors related to Physical Therapy

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