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Physical Therapy Schools in Wisconsin

276 students earned Physical Therapy degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Physical Therapy is the 13th most popular major in the state out of a total 129 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 268
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 268
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 268
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Physical Therapy Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 81.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 9.8%
Physical Therapy Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Therapy Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 10,240 people employed in jobs related to a physical therapy degree, compared to 428,080 nationwide.

Physical Therapy Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Physical Therapy Jobs in Wisconsin

Physical Therapy grads earn an average of $76,800 in the state and $88,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Wisconsin that offer physical therapy degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Carroll University

Waukesha
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
3,352 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $22,943. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Marquette University

Milwaukee
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,605 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. 58% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,597 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,000 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending UW - Madison will pay a net price of $18,219.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
6,374 Total Students

An average student at Concordia University, Wisconsin will pay a net price of $23,889. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 8.30% which is lower than average.

#7

Bellin College

Green Bay
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
477 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

Physical Therapy Careers in WI

Some of the careers physical therapy majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $68,760
Physical Therapists 15% $85,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Occupational Therapy 334
Rehabilitation Counseling 149
Recreational Therapy 105
Rehabilitation Science 65
Art Therapy 57
Music Therapy 8

View all majors related to Physical Therapy

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