Maine contains three schools that offer physical therapy programs. Husson University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in ME, has a total student population of 2,881 and is the 637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 physical therapy schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New England comes out as the most expensive ($28,024/yr), with Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 220 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,080. Physical therapists in this state earn $70,020/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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