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Physical Therapy Schools in Texas

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

In terms of popularity, Physical Therapy is the 20th most popular major in the state out of a total 149 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 667
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 667
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 667
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.7%
  • White: 60.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Physical Therapy Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Texas

There are 30,050 people in the state and 428,080 people in the nation working in physical therapy jobs.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Texas

Physical Therapy grads earn an average of $92,940 in the state and $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Texas that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,518 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $40,400 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,083 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.80%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $68,300 a year.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,343 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $68,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 0.60% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,263 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 48%.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate is 1.30% which is lower than average.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Texas State will pay a net price of $15,629. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.60%.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded

In their early career, UT Southwestern grads earn an average salary of $60,800. The student loan default rate is 0.70% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,292 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $62,500 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,888 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
17,217 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. In their early career, Baylor grads earn an average salary of $42,600.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,151 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $9,032.

Physical Therapy Careers in TX

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Physical Therapists 31% $91,060
Health Specialties Professors 28% $107,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Occupational Therapy 377
Rehabilitation Science 355
Rehabilitation Counseling 122
Music Therapy 34
Orthotist/Prosthetist 34
Recreational Therapy 24

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