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Physical Therapy Schools in Missouri

652 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Physical Therapy is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 119 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 649
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 649
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 649
Bachelor’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.3%
  • White: 72.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
Physical Therapy Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Missouri

In this state, there are 9,160 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a physical therapy grad in the state is $81,330, compared to a typical salary of $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,857 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.40%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $99,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
16,191 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 52% get financial aid.

#3

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
80 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
12,799 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $27,861. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
3,281 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,532. In their early career, Southwest Baptist University grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

A typical student attending Mizzou will pay a net price of $18,480. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $39,400 after graduation.

#6

Rockhurst University

Kansas City
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
2,990 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average. In their early career, Rockhurst grads earn an average salary of $42,000.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 68% of the teachers are full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,013 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,045.

Physical Therapy Careers in MO

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $119,930
Physical Therapists 23% $79,720

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Occupational Therapy 391
Music Therapy 16
Rehabilitation Counseling 7
Recreational Therapy 3
Art Therapy 1
Other Rehabilitation Professions 1

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