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Physical Therapy Schools in Alabama

There are four schools in the state of Alabama offering physical therapy programs. In 2010, 140 students graduated from programs at Alabama physical therapy schools. 131 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and nine students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 115 students graduate from physical therapy programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 1% of physical therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, nine students graduated with a physical therapy degree at the bachelor's level and 131 with a doctorate level degree.

Four physical therapy schools are located in this state. And of these, one school is private, while three schools are public. Tuition at a public physical therapy school varies from $5,748 to $7,164, while private physical therapy school tuitions are $14,250.

Average tuition for physical therapy programs is $8,068. While the highest tuition for physical therapy programs, which is $14,250 per year, is at Oakwood University, the lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $5,748 each year, is at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Alabama physical therapy schools offer bachelors degrees and doctoral degrees. While 131 of all master's level students in physical therapy sought degrees at the doctoral level in 2010, no undergraduate level students in physical therapy sought degrees at the masters level.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 115 students graduate from physical therapy programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 1% of physical therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, nine students graduated with a physical therapy degree at the bachelor's level and 131 with a doctorate level degree.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 11
  • Bachelor 2007: 9
  • Bachelor 2008: 6
  • Bachelor 2009: 8
  • Bachelor 2010: 9
  • Doctorate 2006: 18
  • Doctorate 2007: 94
  • Doctorate 2008: 84
  • Doctorate 2009: 144
  • Doctorate 2010: 131

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of four physical therapy programs. Of these programs, close to 75% are doctorate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Alabama

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51980
  • 25th Percentile: 63540
  • Median: 76370
  • 75th Percentile: 91400
  • 90th Percentile: 106400

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68020
  • Median Salary 2007: 70880
  • Median Salary 2008: 75160
  • Median Salary 2009: 76790
  • Median Salary 2010: 76370
  • Total Employed 2006: 1740
  • Total Employed 2007: 1710
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 1750
  • Total Employed 2010: 1860

Alabama vs National Physical Therapy Employment

Alabama vs National Physical Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.032% (1860)

Physical Therapy Schools in Alabama

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1. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is 7.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL and USA offers one program in physical therapy. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, USA ranks second in the state of Alabama.

2. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University is in the center of Montgomery and it offers one program in physical therapy. ASU is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering physical therapy programs.

3. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Huntsville, AL and it offers one program in physical therapy. This small school is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering physical therapy.

4. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is near the center of the city and this university offers one program in physical therapy. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. UAB ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.