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Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Iowa

There are five Iowa schools offering physical therapy assistant programs. 66 students graduated with degrees from Iowa physical therapy assistant schools in 2010. 62 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and four of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 61 students graduate from physical therapy assistant programs in Iowa every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physical therapy assistant programs. Out of those, four students graduated with physical therapy assistant certificates and 62 with a degree at the associate's level.

Five physical therapy assistant schools are located in Iowa. And of these, while four schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a public physical therapy assistant school varies from $3,120 to $3,913.

Average tuition for physical therapy assistant programs is $3,432. The highest tuition for physical therapy assistant programs, which is $3,913 per year, is at Western Iowa Tech Community College, while the lowest tuition in Iowa is at Indian Hills Community College.

Physical therapy assistant schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 61 students graduate from physical therapy assistant programs in Iowa every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physical therapy assistant programs. Out of those, four students graduated with physical therapy assistant certificates and 62 with a degree at the associate's level.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 62
  • Associate 2007: 61
  • Associate 2008: 51
  • Associate 2009: 63
  • Associate 2010: 62

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of six programs in physical therapy. Of these programs, about 83.3% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 5

Career Trends

Physical Therapist Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapist Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25900
  • 25th Percentile: 34000
  • Median: 41270
  • 75th Percentile: 48410
  • 90th Percentile: 56790

Physical Therapist Aides — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapist Aides — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16880
  • 25th Percentile: 19910
  • Median: 24020
  • 75th Percentile: 28550
  • 90th Percentile: 33700

Career Trends

Physical Therapist Assistants — Employment Trend

Physical Therapist Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31130
  • Median Salary 2007: 33340
  • Median Salary 2008: 34710
  • Median Salary 2009: 38630
  • Median Salary 2010: 41270
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 820
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 780

Physical Therapist Aides — Employment Trend

Physical Therapist Aides — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21620
  • Median Salary 2007: 22270
  • Median Salary 2008: 23700
  • Median Salary 2009: 24710
  • Median Salary 2010: 24020
  • Total Employed 2006: 750
  • Total Employed 2007: 710
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 540

Iowa vs National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Iowa vs National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.180% (1320)

Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Iowa

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1. The Mercy College of Health Sciences

928 Sixth Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239
(515) 643-3180

The Mercy College of Health Sciences offers one program in physical therapy and Mercy College, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Des Moines, IA. Overall, 792 students seek degrees in 19 programs at this school. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering physical therapy in terms of programs.

2. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College is in Ottumwa, IA and it offers one program in physical therapy. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering physical therapy in terms of programs.

3. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College, which is very close to Mason City, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in physical therapy. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering physical therapy assistant programs.

4. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA. It offers two programs in physical therapy. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in physical therapy to students and one degree at the associate's level in physical therapy. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks third in the state of Iowa.

5. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

Founded in 1965, the Eastern Iowa Community College District is a public 2-year institution. This college is in the center of Davenport. This community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Iowa. This community college offers subjects such as paramedicine and liberal arts. Students are offered 27 certificates and 46 associates level degrees by it. 9,365 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this community college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

6. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and it offers one program in physical therapy. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.