Maryland contains ten schools that offer physical therapy programs. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in MD, has a total student population of 4,433 and is the 659th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 physical therapy schools in Maryland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Maryland Eastern Shore comes out as the most expensive ($12,752/yr), with Carroll Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,498/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 1,010 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,790. Physical therapists in this state earn $86,190/yr and there are 3,700 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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