Utah contains five schools that offer physical therapy programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 physical therapy schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Provo College comes out as the most expensive ($16,645/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 810 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $20,810. Physical therapists in this state earn $67,540/yr and there are 1,080 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from physical therapy, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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