Kansas contains seven schools that offer physical therapy programs. Wichita State University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in KS, has a total student population of 14,601 and is the 2323rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 physical therapy schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washburn University comes out as the most expensive ($13,676/yr), with Allen County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,809/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 450 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $23,490. Physical therapists in this state earn $72,380/yr and there are 1,690 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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