Denton, TX (population: 127,364) has one physical therapy assistant school within its city limits. Texas Woman's University has a total student population of 13,338. It is the 412th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Physical Therapy Assistant students from Denton 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 440 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $22,150. Physical therapists in this area earn $82,470/yr and there are 2,030 employed.
Denton lies in Denton county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.989 out of every 1000 jobs in Denton are held by physical therapists, and 0.217/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Woman's University ends up costing a student $9,272/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denton|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||12.7 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||24.8 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||34.1 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||35.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||36.5 miles|
|Wichita Falls||TX||103,067||2||34.7529||101||93.3 miles|