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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Indiana

Around 0.1% of Indiana's graduates graduate from physical therapy degree programs every year. That means an estimated 171 physical therapists graduate from Indiana's 5 physical therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana with a physical therapy program is Ball State University, which is located in Muncie. In 2010, it was ranked 31st nationwide. no students graduated with a degree in physical therapy from Ball State University in 2010. Ball State University charged in-state students $8,214 in tuition fees per year.

Indiana Wesleyan University, which is located in Marion, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a physical therapy program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University physical therapy program. Tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University was $21,214 per year.

University of Evansville, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Indiana that has a physical therapy program. It is located in Evansville. In 2010, 35 students graduated from University of Evansville physical therapy program. Students at University of Evansville paid $28,076 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Indiana's physical therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $17,522 per year, though tuition can range from $28,076 per year to $7,885 per year. In 2010, the physical therapy schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Indiana were:

  1. University of Evansville - located in Evansville, students are charged $28,076 per year
  2. University of Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $22,220 per year
  3. Indiana Wesleyan University - located in Marion, students are charged $21,214 per year

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

  1. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $7,885 per year
  2. Ball State University - located in Muncie, students are charged $8,214 per year
  3. Indiana Wesleyan University - located in Marion, students are charged $21,214 per year

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

The highest percentage of physical therapy graduates in Indiana pursue careers as a physical therapist. 4,420 physical therapists were working in Indiana in 2010. The largest populations of Indiana physical therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 1,710 physical therapists
  2. Jasper County - 470 physical therapists
  3. Allen County - 360 physical therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of physical therapists is expected to grow by 30% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,870 physical therapists working in the Indiana then.


A physical therapist in Indiana makes an average of $72,380 per year. In 2010, however, some Indiana physical therapists earned as little as less than $26,840 per year or as much as more than $122,250 per year. On average a physical therapist earns the most in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Elkhart County - $85,490 per year
  2. St. Joseph County - $80,510 per year
  3. Jasper County - $79,530 per year

On average, physical therapists earns the least in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Crawford County - $62,760 per year
  2. Gibson County - $62,820 per year
  3. Howard County - $67,950 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in physical therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or sports medicine.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy in Indiana
  • Master's Degree in Physical Therapy in Indiana
  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in Indiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physical Therapists 4,420 $72,380 25.2%

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