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Physical Therapy Schools in Washington

123 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Physical Therapy is the 29th most popular major out of a total 149 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 123
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 123
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 123

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 69.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 12.2%
Physical Therapy Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 8,680 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a physical therapy grad in the state is $85,930, compared to a typical salary of $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Washington that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
2,608 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Puget Sound. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. An average student at Puget Sound will pay a net price of $36,075.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,410 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,150. Graduates earn an average $34,600 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%.

Physical Therapy Careers in WA

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 38% $140,010
Physical Therapists 26% $86,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Occupational Therapy 87
Recreational Therapy 29
Orthotist/Prosthetist 18
Rehabilitation Counseling 12
Other Rehabilitation Professions 10
Music Therapy 8
Rehabilitation Science 2

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