Physical Therapy in Kansas

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Kansas


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Kansas receive physical therapy degrees every year. That means an estimated 78 physical therapists graduate from Kansas' 5 physical therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Kansas, which is located in Lawrence, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a physical therapy program. It received a ranking of 63rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated 46 students from its physical therapy program. The tuition rate at University of Kansas was $8,733 per year.

Wichita State University, which is located in Wichita, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a physical therapy program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. 31 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from Wichita State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Wichita State University was $5,890 per year.

Barton County Community College, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a physical therapy program. It is located in Great Bend. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Barton County Community College physical therapy program. The tuition rate at Barton County Community College was $2,544 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Kansas' physical therapy schools ranges from $8,733 per year to $2,080 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,285 per year. The Kansas physical therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Kansas - located in Lawrence, students are charged $8,733 per year
  2. Wichita State University - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,890 per year
  3. Barton County Community College - located in Great Bend, students are charged $2,544 per year

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

  1. Allen County Community College - located in Iola, students are charged $2,080 per year
  2. Dodge City Community College - located in Dodge City, students are charged $2,180 per year
  3. Barton County Community College - located in Great Bend, students are charged $2,544 per year

A physical therapy degree from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas physical therapy graduates become physical therapists. If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,480 Kansas physical therapists as of 2010. The Kansas counties with the largest populations of physical therapists are:

  1. Allen County - 370 physical therapists
  2. Butler County - 340 physical therapists
  3. Jackson County - 170 physical therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Kansas will grow by 24%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,310 physical therapists working in Kansas.

Salary

A physical therapist in Kansas earns $75,400 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. physical therapists in Kansas had varying salaries from $42,490 to $113,340 per year in 2010. A physical therapist in the following Kansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Jackson County - $83,590 per year
  2. Butler County - $76,970 per year
  3. Allen County - $72,190 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for physical therapists are:

  1. Douglas County - $67,450 per year
  2. Geary County - $71,860 per year
  3. Allen County - $72,190 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kansas 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 Kansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,519 miles from location Allen County Community College Iola KS 14.0674 n/a 3,124
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists + 1,480 $75,400 24.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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