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Physical Therapy Schools in Connecticut

There are four Connecticut schools offering physical therapy programs. In 2010, 131 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut physical therapy schools. 107 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 24 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 129 students graduate from physical therapy programs in Connecticut every year. This accounts for 1% of physical therapy students who US schools graduate. Of those, 24 students graduated with a master's level physical therapy degree and 107 with a doctorate level degree.

Four physical therapy schools are located in this eastern state. Out of these, while one school is public, three schools are private. While private physical therapy school tuition varies from $29,852 to $34,250, tuition at a public physical therapy school is $10,416.

Average tuition for physical therapy programs is $21,894. The highest tuition for physical therapy programs, which is $34,250 every year, is at Quinnipiac University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $10,416 every year, is at the University of Connecticut.

Connecticut physical therapy schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 129 students graduate from physical therapy programs in Connecticut every year. This accounts for 1% of physical therapy students who US schools graduate. Of those, 24 students graduated with a master's level physical therapy degree and 107 with a doctorate level degree.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 29
  • Bachelor 2008: 30
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 0
  • Master 2006: 147
  • Master 2007: 122
  • Master 2008: 76
  • Master 2009: 54
  • Master 2010: 24
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 34
  • Doctorate 2008: 21
  • Doctorate 2009: 55
  • Doctorate 2010: 107

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of seven physical therapy programs. Of these programs, 57.1% are doctorate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the bachelors level.

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 59870
  • 25th Percentile: 67390
  • Median: 78460
  • 75th Percentile: 90260
  • 90th Percentile: 105680

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69150
  • Median Salary 2007: 69470
  • Median Salary 2008: 74100
  • Median Salary 2009: 75420
  • Median Salary 2010: 78460
  • Total Employed 2006: 3030
  • Total Employed 2007: 3220
  • Total Employed 2008: 3270
  • Total Employed 2009: 3510
  • Total Employed 2010: 3420

Connecticut vs National Physical Therapy Employment

Connecticut vs National Physical Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.897% (3420)

Physical Therapy Schools in Connecticut

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1. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford offers two physical therapy programs. Specifically, UH offers students one master's level degree in physical therapy and one doctorate level physical therapy degree. This university, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in West Hartford, CT. Overall, 7,180 students pursue degrees in 121 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, the U of H ranks third in the state of Connecticut.

2. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is located in Storrs, CT. This university offers three physical therapy programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level physical therapy degree by this university, one master's level physical therapy degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in physical therapy. Overall, 25,498 students pursue degrees in 298 programs at Uconn. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in physical therapy.

3. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and SHU offers one physical therapy program. Overall, 6,249 students pursue degrees in 53 Sacred Heart programs. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

4. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University is in Hamden, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Quinnipiac offers one physical therapy program. This school is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering physical therapy in terms of programs.