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Physical Therapy Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 370 students earned their Physical Therapy degrees in NC.

A Physical Therapy major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 370
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 370
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 370

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 69.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 18.4%
Physical Therapy Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 16,200 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in North Carolina

Physical Therapy grads earn an average of $87,560 in the state and $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in North Carolina that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Duke University

Durham
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,686 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 93%. This private institution charges an average net price of $23,442. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,088 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In their early career, Elon grads earn an average salary of $42,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

#3

Methodist University

Fayetteville
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
1,968 Total Students

The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at Methodist. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,681 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#5

Campbell University

Buies Creek
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,185 Total Students

46% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $34,900 after graduation.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
5,121 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. In their early career, WSSU grads earn an average salary of $27,800. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
29,877 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. This public school has an average net price of $13,918. In their early career, UNC Chapel Hill grads earn an average salary of $41,000.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
12,167 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 70%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. It takes the average student 4.41 years to graduate.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,651 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

#10

High Point University

High Point
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
5,330 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, High Point grads earn an average salary of $36,900.

Physical Therapy Careers in NC

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $105,520
Physical Therapists 23% $86,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Recreational Therapy 207
Occupational Therapy 137
Rehabilitation Counseling 69
Music Therapy 27
Kinesiotherapy 17

View all majors related to Physical Therapy

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