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Physical Therapy Schools in New York

1,373 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

A Physical Therapy major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1,273
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1,273
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1,273
Bachelor’s Degree 87
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 52.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 16.5%
Physical Therapy Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in New York

In this state, there are 38,830 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a physical therapy grad in the state is $87,470, compared to a typical salary of $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in New York that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Utica College

Utica
248 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,947 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $23,251.

#2

Ithaca College

Ithaca
169 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
6,266 Total Students

The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Ithaca. This private school has an average net price of $33,164. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#3

Touro College

New York
120 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,631 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 40%. Graduates earn an average $32,000 after graduation.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,868 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at Dominican College. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,700 a year.

#5

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,814 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,300 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending SUNY Stony Brook will pay a net price of $14,893. 63% of the teachers are full time.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,456 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. In their early career, Columbia grads earn an average salary of $66,500.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
3,048 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at D'Youville College.

#7

Daemen College

Amherst
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,603 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 53%. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#9

Nazareth College

Rochester
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,979 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 44% of the teachers are full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,923 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Physical Therapy Careers in NY

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Physical Therapists 33% $85,100
Health Specialties Professors 27% $105,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Occupational Therapy 1,106
Recreational Therapy 164
Art Therapy 129
Music Therapy 75
Other Rehabilitation Professions 48
Rehabilitation Counseling 45
Dance Therapy 16
Animal-Assisted Therapy 3

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