Physical Therapy in Idaho

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Idaho


Around 0.1% of Idaho's graduates graduate from physical therapy degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 23 physical therapists graduate from Idaho's 4 physical therapy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a physical therapy program is Northwest Nazarene University. Northwest Nazarene University, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Nampa. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Northwest Nazarene University's physical therapy program. Tuition at Northwest Nazarene University was $23,100 per year.

The second-ranked school in Idaho with a physical therapy program is Idaho State University, which is located in Pocatello. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. 21 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from Idaho State University in 2010. Tuition at Idaho State University was $5,416 per year.

North Idaho College, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a physical therapy program. It is located in Coeur D Alene. The tuition rate at North Idaho College was $2,658 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Idaho physical therapy school, average tuition will be $8,424 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,520 per year to $23,100 per year. In 2010, the physical therapy schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. Northwest Nazarene University - located in Nampa, students are charged $23,100 per year
  2. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  3. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year

The physical therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year

A physical therapy degree from an Idaho school... what next?

A large number of Idaho physical therapy graduates become physical therapists. If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Idaho, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 940 Idaho physical therapists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Idaho physical therapists:

  1. Ada County - 490 physical therapists
  2. Kootenai County - 100 physical therapists
  3. Blaine County - 80 physical therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Idaho will grow by 34%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,250 physical therapists working in Idaho.

Salary

A physical therapist in Idaho makes an average of $69,130 per year. However, this number is only an average. physical therapists in Idaho had varying salaries from $25,370 to $118,660 per year in 2010. The following counties in Idaho have the highest average salaries for physical therapists:

  1. Bonneville County - $78,630 per year
  2. Benewah County - $75,920 per year
  3. Nez Perce County - $73,190 per year

The following counties in Idaho have the lowest average salaries for physical therapists:

  1. Bannock County - $45,480 per year
  2. Kootenai County - $66,710 per year
  3. Blaine County - $66,900 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Idaho statistics regarding a career in physical therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physical therapy assisting or sports medicine.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy in Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy in Idaho
  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in Idaho

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,533 miles from location Northwest Nazarene University Nampa ID 23.5206 n/a 1,950
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists + 940 $69,130 46.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy related jobs in Idaho