Physical Therapy in Utah

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Utah


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Utah receive physical therapy degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 75 physical therapists graduate from Utah's 3 physical therapy schools.

Top Schools

University of Utah, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a physical therapy program. It is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, University of Utah graduated 54 students from its physical therapy program. Students at University of Utah paid $6,272 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a physical therapy program is Snow College, which is located in Ephraim. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, Snow College graduated 8 students from its physical therapy program. Students at Snow College paid $2,542 per year in tuition fees.

Weber State University, which is located in Ogden, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a physical therapy program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Weber State University physical therapy program. Students at Weber State University paid $4,311 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Utah's physical therapy schools ranges from $6,272 per year to $2,542 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,375 per year. The Utah physical therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Utah - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $6,272 per year
  2. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year
  3. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year

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

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year
  3. University of Utah - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $6,272 per year

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

Most people who graduate from physical therapy school in Utah go on to work as a physical therapist. In 2010, there were 1,180 physical therapists working in Utah. The largest populations of Utah physical therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 530 physical therapists
  2. Juab County - 210 physical therapists
  3. Davis County - 210 physical therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of physical therapists is expected to grow by 48% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,560 physical therapists working in the Utah then.

Salary

A physical therapist in Utah earns $71,920 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. physical therapists in Utah had varying salaries from $42,570 to $104,520 per year in 2010. The counties in Utah with the highest average salary for a physical therapist are:

  1. Franklin County - $78,780 per year
  2. Washington County - $76,500 per year
  3. Juab County - $75,660 per year

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

  1. Salt Lake County - $67,800 per year
  2. Davis County - $74,120 per year
  3. Juab County - $75,660 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physical therapy in Utah and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or sports medicine, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,357 miles from location University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 72.974 59% 29,284
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
7,368 miles from location Snow College Ephraim UT 24.7077 n/a 4,368
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists + 1,180 $71,920 16.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy related jobs in Utah