Arizona contains five schools that offer physical therapy programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 physical therapy schools in Arizona, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Apollo College-Phoenix Inc comes out as the most expensive ($20,540/yr), with GateWay Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,194/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Arizona schools who go on to become physical therapists, PTs, exercise physiologists, physical therapy assistants, 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 Arizona alone, there are 910 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $24,950. Physical therapists in this state earn $72,550/yr and there are 2,760 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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