Colorado contains five schools that offer physical therapy programs. Regis University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in CO, has a total student population of 10,874 and is the 279th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 physical therapy schools in Colorado, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Regis University comes out as the most expensive ($25,497/yr), with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,279/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 450 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $28,070. Physical therapists in this state earn $69,780/yr and there are 3,290 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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