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Rehabilitation Professions Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 662 students earned their Rehabilitation degrees in VA.

In this state, Rehabilitation Professions is the 8th most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Rehabilitation Professions Majors in Virginia

Rehabilitation majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 433
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 433
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 433
Master’s Degree 175
Bachelor’s Degree 36
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 18

Gender Distribution

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

Rehabilitation Professions Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of rehabilitation majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 67.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.3%
  • Other Races: 16.2%
Rehabilitation Professions Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Rehabilitation Professions Grads in Virginia

22,480 people in the state and 871,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Rehabilitation Professions Jobs in Virginia

Rehabilitation grads earn an average of $67,610 in the state and $73,860 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Virginia that offer rehabilitation degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Shenandoah University

Winchester
163 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,791 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%. Graduates earn an average $37,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at VCU. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,400 a year.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
1,986 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $16,460. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
11,870 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,707. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,956 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
23,675 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Marymount University

Arlington
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
3,363 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,933. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,292 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $18,182. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,293 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate.

#10

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,820 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Rehabilitation Professions Careers in VA

Some of the careers rehabilitation majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Orthotists and Prosthetists 36% $76,240
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Physical Therapists 30% $90,960
Rehabilitation Counselors 28% $38,870
Occupational Therapists 26% $92,110
Medical Appliance Technicians 12% $39,120
Therapists 12% $59,320
Exercise Physiologists 12% $56,780
Engineers 11% $122,940
Life Scientists 10% $58,840
Recreational Therapists 8% $45,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,650
Allied Health Professions 2,831
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Allied Health Services 1,488
Public Health 933
Osteopathic Medicine 633

View all majors related to Rehabilitation Professions

View Nationwide Rehabilitation Professions Report

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