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Physical Therapy Schools in West Virginia

In 2018-2019, 132 students earned their Physical Therapy degrees in WV.

As a degree choice, Physical Therapy is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 132

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 71.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 22.0%
Physical Therapy Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in West Virginia

There are 1,360 people in the state and 428,080 people in the nation working in physical therapy jobs.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a physical therapy grad in the state is $61,190, compared to a typical salary of $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
798 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. In their early career, Wheeling Jesuit grads earn an average salary of $38,800. The student loan default rate is 4.00% which is lower than average.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,539. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at WVU. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average.


Marshall University

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,894. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

Physical Therapy Careers in WV

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 26% $50,500
Physical Therapists 26% $83,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Occupational Therapy 38
Rehabilitation Counseling 11
Rehabilitation Science 5

View all majors related to Physical Therapy

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