Oregon contains two schools that offer physical therapy programs. Pacific University, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in OR, has a total student population of 3,198 and is the 2431st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 physical therapy schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($23,816/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 630 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,090. Physical therapists in this state earn $72,880/yr and there are 2,430 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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