Each year, an average of 51 students graduate from physical therapy schools in Oregon. If you too are interested in studying physical therapy, Oregon has 2 physical therapy schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $16,895 per year in tuition for a degree in physical therapy in Oregon state.
Pacific University is the largest physical therapy school in the state of Oregon, based on number of students. It is located in Forest Grove. Approximately 48 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from Pacific University in 2009, which is 94% of the total state physical therapy graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at Pacific University, was approximately $29,966 per year.
A majority of those with a degree in physical therapy choose to become physical therapists. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for physical therapy graduates in Oregon is good. In Oregon, there are currently about 2,120 physical therapists. And the government projects that this number will increase by 23%, or to 2,620 physical therapists by the year 2018.
If you work as a physical therapist in Oregon, your yearly salary can range from less than $56,983 to more than $92,205. The median salary for physical therapists in Oregon is $74,973 per year.
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