Idaho contains four schools that offer physical therapy programs. Northwest Nazarene University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in ID, has a total student population of 1,950 and is the 3337th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 physical therapy schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 410 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $22,900. Physical therapists in this state earn $70,780/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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