Physical Therapy in Ohio

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Ohio


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Ohio graduates receive degrees in physical therapy. Thus, Ohio's 13 physical therapy schools put out approximately 326 physical therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio that has a physical therapy program is Ohio State University-Main Campus. Ohio State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Columbus. 31 students graduated with a degree in physical therapy from Ohio State University-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Ohio State University-Main Campus paid $9,420 per year in tuition fees.

Ohio University-Main Campus, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a physical therapy program. It is located in Athens. In 2010, 34 students graduated from Ohio University-Main Campus physical therapy program. Tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus was $9,603 per year.

The third-ranked school in Ohio with a physical therapy program is University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, which is located in Cincinnati. In 2010, it was ranked 31st nationwide. 18 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from University of Cincinnati-Main Campus in 2010. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus charged in-state students $10,065 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Physical therapy schools in Ohio, charge students an average tuition of $15,933 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $36,398 per year, or as little as $5,499 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Ohio physical therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Ohio Wesleyan University - located in Delaware, students are charged $36,398 per year
  2. University of Dayton - located in Dayton, students are charged $29,930 per year
  3. The University of Findlay - located in Findlay, students are charged $26,798 per year

The following Ohio physical therapy schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College - located in Cincinnati, students are charged $5,499 per year
  2. Youngstown State University - located in Youngstown, students are charged $7,199 per year
  3. University of Toledo - located in Toledo, students are charged $8,491 per year

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

A large number of Ohio physical therapy graduates become physical therapists. 6,840 physical therapists were working in Ohio in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio physical therapists:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 1,590 physical therapists
  2. Dearborn County - 1,420 physical therapists
  3. Delaware County - 1,250 physical therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physical therapists in Ohio will grow by 23%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 9,440 physical therapists working in Ohio.

Salary

On average, a physical therapist earns a salary of $76,630 per year in Ohio state. However, this number is only an average. physical therapists in Ohio had varying salaries from $28,640 to $121,070 per year in 2010. A physical therapist in the following Ohio counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Carroll County - $85,940 per year
  2. Richland County - $83,530 per year
  3. Jefferson County - $82,830 per year

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

  1. Delaware County - $72,760 per year
  2. Auglaize County - $73,890 per year
  3. Greene County - $73,980 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Ohio 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 Ohio
  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy in Ohio
  • Master's Degree in Physical Therapy in Ohio
  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in Ohio

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,855 miles from location Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus OH 85.5159 49% 55,014
5,931 miles from location University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati OH 68.9215 36% 31,134
5,783 miles from location University of Akron Main Campus Akron OH 24.4078 n/a 25,959
5,895 miles from location University of Toledo Toledo OH 26.8042 n/a 23,064
5,803 miles from location Ohio University-Main Campus Athens OH 73.0214 35% 22,647
5,794 miles from location Cleveland State University Cleveland OH 23.1227 40% 16,216
5,738 miles from location Youngstown State University Youngstown OH 22.3377 n/a 14,644
5,916 miles from location University of Dayton Dayton OH 36.9742 19% 10,908
5,894 miles from location The University of Findlay Findlay OH 60.0247 28% 5,485
5,925 miles from location University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College Cincinnati OH 8.4508 n/a 4,820
5,774 miles from location Walsh University Canton OH 28.0507 42% 2,760
5,937 miles from location College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati OH 26.649 37% 2,324
5,860 miles from location Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware OH 28.3732 18% 1,893
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists + 6,840 $76,630 22.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy related jobs in Ohio