District Of Columbia contains two schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking physical therapy assistant school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 physical therapy assistant schools in District Of Columbia, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr), with Howard University as the lowest recorded at only $14,131/yr.
Physical Therapy Assistant students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 80 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $27,720. Physical therapists in this state earn $83,300/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy assistant schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physical therapy assistant, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.