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Physical Therapy Schools in Florida

There are ten Florida schools offering physical therapy programs. In 2010, 668 students graduated from programs at Florida physical therapy schools. 648 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 20 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

452 students graduate from programs in this state in physical therapy, on average, each year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy programs. Specifically, 20 students graduated with a master's level physical therapy degree and 648 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Ten physical therapy schools are in this state. Out of these, while seven schools are public, three schools are private. While tuition at a public physical therapy school varies from $4,635 to $5,198, tuition at a private physical therapy school varies from $22,150 to $37,836.

Average tuition for programs in physical therapy is $12,884. While the highest tuition for physical therapy programs, which is $37,836 every year, is at the University of Miami, the lowest tuition in this gulf state, which is $4,635 every year, is at the University of Florida.

Florida physical therapy schools offer masters degrees and doctoral degrees.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

452 students graduate from programs in this state in physical therapy, on average, each year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy programs. Specifically, 20 students graduated with a master's level physical therapy degree and 648 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 199
  • Master 2007: 176
  • Master 2008: 97
  • Master 2009: 62
  • Master 2010: 20
  • Doctorate 2006: 51
  • Doctorate 2007: 76
  • Doctorate 2008: 139
  • Doctorate 2009: 500
  • Doctorate 2010: 648

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 13 physical therapy programs. Of these programs, around 76.9% are programs at the doctorate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Florida

  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 10

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54170
  • 25th Percentile: 66760
  • Median: 79590
  • 75th Percentile: 92480
  • 90th Percentile: 115060

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67480
  • Median Salary 2007: 71280
  • Median Salary 2008: 74910
  • Median Salary 2009: 77910
  • Median Salary 2010: 79590
  • Total Employed 2006: 10080
  • Total Employed 2007: 10620
  • Total Employed 2008: 10640
  • Total Employed 2009: 11010
  • Total Employed 2010: 11070

Florida vs National Physical Therapy Employment

Florida vs National Physical Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 6.140% (11070)

Physical Therapy Schools in Florida

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1. The University of St Augustine for Health Sciences

1 University Blvd
St. AuguSaintine, FL 32084-5783
(904) 826-0084

The University of St Augustine for Health Sciences is located in the suburbs of St. AuguSaintine, Florida. St. Augustine offers two physical therapy programs. Out of those, this school offers students one degree at the master's level in physical therapy and one doctorate level degree in physical therapy. In terms of programs, USA is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

2. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers one physical therapy program and this university, which is 7.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tampa, FL. USF is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. In terms of programs, this university is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

3. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is located in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida and UCF offers one program in physical therapy. UCF is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, UCF is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

4. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University offers one physical therapy program and it is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. FIU is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

5. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tallahassee, FL and Florida A & M offers one program in physical therapy. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in physical therapy.

6. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University offers two physical therapy programs. Of those, it offers one master's level degree in physical therapy to students and one degree at the doctorate level in physical therapy. This university is in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Overall, 28,741 students seek degrees in 181 programs at this research university. NSU is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy programs.

7. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida, which is near the center of the city, is located in Jacksonville, FL and it offers one physical therapy program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UNF is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy programs.

8. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida offers one program in physical therapy and UF, which is near the center of the city, is located in Gainesville, FL. UF is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Florida.

9. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida and it offers one program in physical therapy. 15,657 students seek degrees in 266 UM programs, overall. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in physical therapy.

10. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University, which is several miles from Fort Myers, is located in a rural area. This university offers two programs in physical therapy. Of those, it offers students one physical therapy degree at the master's level and one doctorate level physical therapy degree. Overall, 12,015 students pursue degrees in 68 Florida Gulf Coast University programs. This university ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.