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Physical Therapy Schools in New Jersey

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

In this state, Physical Therapy is the 13th most popular major out of a total 120 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 219
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 219
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 219

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.1%
  • White: 65.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Physical Therapy Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in New Jersey

11,980 people in the state and 428,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, physical therapy grads earn an average of $97,770. Nationwide, they make an average of $88,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in New Jersey that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


Seton Hall University

South Orange
71 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,219 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,623. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Rutgers New Brunswick. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
7,233 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,293. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
9,934 Total Students

51% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,399. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,309 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

Physical Therapy Careers in NJ

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Physical Therapists 22% $95,690
Health Specialties Professors 21% $92,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Occupational Therapy 120
Other Rehabilitation Professions 56
Music Therapy 12
Recreational Therapy 1

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