Kentucky contains seven schools that offer physical therapy programs. Bellarmine University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in KY, has a total student population of 3,090 and is the 2026th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 physical therapy schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellarmine University comes out as the most expensive ($22,020/yr), with Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,275/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 580 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $22,920. Physical therapists in this state earn $75,590/yr and there are 2,200 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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