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Physical Therapy Schools in Columbia, South Carolina

Physical Therapy Schools in Columbia, SC

With an overall population of 116,278 and a student population of 36,204, approximately 28,482 of Columbia students attend one of Columbia's schools that offer physical therapy programs.

Columbia's largest physical therapy school is University of South Carolina-Columbia. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Columbia graduated approximately 13 students from its physical therapy program.

In 2010, 13 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Columbia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,490 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Columbia physical therapy schools was an average of $36,066 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $936 for physical therapy related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,872 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,162.

Physical Therapy Salaries and Career Outlook in Columbia

If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Columbia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 physical therapists in South Carolina were working in the greater Columbia area. Columbia's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Columbia is $71,490 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapists state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Physical Therapy Degree in Columbia
  • 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 South Carolina-ColumbiaUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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