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Physical Therapy Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Physical Therapy Schools in Pittsburgh, PA

If you are interested in pursuing physical therapy, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 physical therapy schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 334,563 and a student population of 86,737, approximately 40,841 of Pittsburgh students attend one of Pittsburgh's schools that offer physical therapy programs.

Of the 3 physical therapy schools in Pittsburgh, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Chatham University. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Physical Therapy program at Chatham University.

A reported 164 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy in Pittsburgh in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburgh's physical therapy schools was $35,176 per year for instate students and $38,409 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $970 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,933 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburgh-based physical therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,026.

Physical Therapy Salaries and Career Outlook in Pittsburgh

If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,600 physical therapists in Pennsylvania, 2,090 were working in the greater Pittsburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 16% in Pittsburgh. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Pittsburgh is $77,120 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh CampusUniversity of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    Address:
    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Duquesne UniversityDuquesne University

    Address:
    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

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

  3. 3Chatham UniversityChatham University

    Address:
    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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