Indiana contains eleven schools that offer physical therapy programs. Ball State University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in IN, has a total student population of 21,401 and is the 196th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 physical therapy schools in Indiana, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne comes out as the most expensive ($20,369/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 670 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,080. Physical therapists in this state earn $69,340/yr and there are 4,170 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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