Connecticut contains ten schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking physical therapy assistant school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 physical therapy assistant schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Manchester Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,176/yr.
Physical Therapy Assistant students from Connecticut schools who go on to become physical therapy assistants, exercise physiologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 530 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $27,750. Physical therapists in this state earn $79,250/yr and there are 3,510 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy assistant schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from physical therapy assistant, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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