Physical Therapy in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.1% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from physical therapy degree programs every year. Thus, New Jersey's 4 physical therapy schools put out approximately 162 physical therapists each year.

Top Schools

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a physical therapy program. It is located in Pomona. 29 students graduated with a degree in physical therapy from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 2010. Tuition at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey was $11,533 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a physical therapy program is Seton Hall University. Seton Hall University, which was ranked 36th in the country in 2010, is located in South Orange. 27 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from Seton Hall University in 2010. Seton Hall University charged in-state students $31,890 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in New Jersey with a physical therapy program is Rutgers University-Camden, which is located in Camden. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. 17 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from Rutgers University-Camden in 2010. Tuition at Rutgers University-Camden was $12,364 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Jersey physical therapy school, average tuition will be $13,947 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $11,533 per year to $31,890 per year. The New Jersey physical therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Seton Hall University - located in South Orange, students are charged $31,890 per year
  2. Rutgers University-Camden - located in Camden, students are charged $12,364 per year
  3. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey - located in Pomona, students are charged $11,533 per year

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

  1. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey - located in Pomona, students are charged $11,533 per year
  2. Rutgers University-Camden - located in Camden, students are charged $12,364 per year
  3. Seton Hall University - located in South Orange, students are charged $31,890 per year

A physical therapy degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

The highest percentage of physical therapy graduates in New Jersey pursue careers as a physical therapist. In 2010, there were 6,330 physical therapists working in New Jersey. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of physical therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Middlesex County - 2,010 physical therapists
  2. Essex County - 1,430 physical therapists
  3. Burlington County - 940 physical therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of physical therapists is expected to grow by 20% by 2018. There are projected to be 8,150 physical therapists working in the New Jersey then.

Salary

On average, a physical therapist earns a salary of $87,270 per year in New Jersey state. However, this number is only an average. physical therapists in New Jersey had varying salaries from $53,840 to $133,610 per year in 2010. The following counties in New Jersey have the highest average salaries for physical therapists:

  1. Mercer County - $95,610 per year
  2. Burlington County - $88,440 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $87,650 per year

A physical therapist in the following counties in New Jersey make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cape May County - $76,620 per year
  2. Atlantic County - $79,290 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $82,430 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Jersey 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.

  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,404 miles from location Seton Hall University South Orange NJ 63.933 13% 9,616
5,403 miles from location The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Pomona NJ 65.1412 31% 7,559
5,401 miles from location University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark NJ 0.723732 n/a 6,055
5,440 miles from location Rutgers University-Camden Camden NJ 63.8684 13% 5,781
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists + 6,330 $87,270 13.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy related jobs in New Jersey