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Physical Therapy Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Physical Therapy Schools in Philadelphia, PA

If you are interested in pursuing physical therapy, you may want to consider attending one of the 4 physical therapy schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 65,310 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer physical therapy programs.

Temple University is the largest physical therapy school in Philadelphia, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 166 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Temple University.

A total of 295 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy from physical therapy schools in Philadelphia in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Philadelphia's physical therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average of $40,537 per year in instate tuition and $43,827 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,308 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $9,195 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,730.

Physical Therapy Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Philadelphia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,600 physical therapists in Pennsylvania, 2,750 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Philadelphia will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.

As a physical therapist in Philadelphia, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,910 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Physical Therapy Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Classes
  • Physical Therapy Courses
  • Physical Therapy Training

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Drexel UniversityDrexel University

    Address:
    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson University

    Address:
    1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4University of the SciencesUniversity of the Sciences

    Address:
    600 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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