Physical Therapy Schools in Tennessee
schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The University of Tennessee,
the highest-ranking physical therapy school in TN, has a total student population of 29,934 and
932nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 physical therapy schools
only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid,
Belmont University comes out as the most expensive ($23,881/yr),
with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Tennessee schools who go on to become
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
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 Tennessee alone, there are
1,000 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of
$22,660. Physical therapists in this state earn
$76,270/yr and there are 3,810 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools
in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is
17 to 1. Aside from physical therapy,
there are 4116 total
degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around
$4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type
Physical Therapy Programs in Tennessee
The University of Tennessee
Southern Adventist University
East Tennessee State University
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Tennessee State University
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- The city of Kingston served as Tennessee's state capital for one day (September 21, 1807) as a result of treaties negotiated with the Cherokee Indians. The two-hour legislative session passed two resolutions and adjourned back to Knoxville.
- Andrew Johnson held every elective office at the local, state, and federal level, including President of the United States. He was elected alderman, mayor, state representative, and state senator from Greeneville. He served as governor and military governor of Tennessee and United States congressman, senator, and vice president, becoming President of the United States following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
- Iroquois, bred at Nashville's Belle Meade Plantation, was the first American winner of the English Derby in 1881. Such modern thoroughbreds as Secretariat trace their bloodlines to Iroquois.
- Actress-singer Polly Bergen, from Knoxville, is the first woman to serve on the Board of Directors of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.
- Tennessee won its nickname as The Volunteer State during the War of 1812 when volunteer soldiers from Tennessee displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans.