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Physical Therapy Schools in Kentucky

There are two Kentucky schools offering physical therapy programs. 120 students graduated from programs at Kentucky physical therapy schools in 2010. 98 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 22 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

147 students graduate from physical therapy programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy programs. Out of those, 22 students graduated with a physical therapy degree at the bachelor's level and 98 with a doctorate level degree.

Two physical therapy schools are in Kentucky. And out of these, while one school is public, one school is private. Tuition at a private physical therapy school is $30,310, while tuitions at a public physical therapy school are $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in physical therapy is $12,998. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,610 each year, is at the University of Kentucky, while the highest tuition for physical therapy programs, which is $30,310 per year, is at Bellarmine University.

Kentucky physical therapy schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees. While 98 of all physical therapy students at the master's level sought doctoral level degrees in 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in physical therapy pursued degrees at the masters level.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

147 students graduate from physical therapy programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy programs. Out of those, 22 students graduated with a physical therapy degree at the bachelor's level and 98 with a doctorate level degree.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 72
  • Bachelor 2007: 70
  • Bachelor 2008: 55
  • Bachelor 2009: 35
  • Bachelor 2010: 22
  • Master 2006: 45
  • Master 2007: 56
  • Master 2008: 55
  • Master 2009: 37
  • Master 2010: 0
  • Doctorate 2006: 27
  • Doctorate 2007: 28
  • Doctorate 2008: 64
  • Doctorate 2009: 72
  • Doctorate 2010: 98

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this eastern state offer a total of four physical therapy programs. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the doctorate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Kentucky

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

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58250
  • 25th Percentile: 65510
  • Median: 74770
  • 75th Percentile: 86910
  • 90th Percentile: 102110

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63950
  • Median Salary 2007: 69810
  • Median Salary 2008: 70670
  • Median Salary 2009: 73130
  • Median Salary 2010: 74770
  • Total Employed 2006: 1920
  • Total Employed 2007: 1810
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 2200
  • Total Employed 2010: 2390

Kentucky vs National Physical Therapy Employment

Kentucky vs National Physical Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.326% (2390)

Physical Therapy Schools in Kentucky

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1. Bellarmine University

2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-0671
(502) 272-8000

Bellarmine University, which is 3.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Louisville, KY. It offers two physical therapy programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level physical therapy degree by Bellarmine and one physical therapy degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. Bellarmine is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physical therapy in terms of programs.

2. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is in the center of Lexington. It offers two programs in physical therapy. Specifically, UK offers students one master's level physical therapy degree and one degree at the doctorate level in physical therapy. Overall, 27,108 students pursue degrees in 242 University of Kentucky programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering physical therapy programs.