Delaware contains two schools that offer physical therapy programs. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in DE, has a total student population of 4,787 and is the 5384th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 physical therapy schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens comes out as the most expensive ($5,105/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 200 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,660. Physical therapists in this state earn $82,450/yr and there are 600 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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