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Physical Therapy Schools in Virginia

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

In this state, Physical Therapy is the 16th most popular major out of a total 104 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 354
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 354
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 354

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 61.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 18.9%
Physical Therapy Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 10,800 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Virginia

In this state, physical therapy grads earn an average of $91,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $88,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Virginia that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Shenandoah University

Winchester
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,817 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Shenandoah. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,300 a year.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,313. In their early career, VCU grads earn an average salary of $34,400. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,081 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $34,200 after graduation.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
24,176 Total Students

95% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. Graduates earn an average $35,500 after graduation.

#5

Marymount University

Arlington
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
3,418 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,933. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
1,902 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. An average student at Mary Baldwin will pay a net price of $16,460.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
9,335 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,321 Total Students

In their early career, Hampton grads earn an average salary of $33,900. 95% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,246 Total Students

An average student at Emory & Henry College will pay a net price of $18,182. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 9.40% which is lower than average.

Physical Therapy Careers in VA

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Physical Therapists 30% $90,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Occupational Therapy 219
Rehabilitation Counseling 24
Music Therapy 19
Recreational Therapy 16
Art Therapy 12
Rehabilitation Science 11
Other Rehabilitation Professions 7

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