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2023 Physical Therapy Cost

There are about 23,220 students enrolled in Physical Therapy in the USA.

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Physical therapy is the 106th most expensive major in the United States, with a median cost of $38,770 among the top 50 programs.

New England has the most expensive colleges with top 50 physical therapy programs led by Northeastern University with an annual cost of $52,420. Massachusetts is the most expensive state for physical therapy also led by Northeastern University and Springfield College.

Public schools with solid programs by and large charge 83.67% less than private schools for in-state students. When looking at out-of-state tuition however, the median top 50 Public school charges 55.75% less than the median private school. So be sure to take a look at public shools in your state sooner rather than later.

The most expensive top 25 college for physical therapy is Northeastern University, which is the 92nd most expensive college in the nation. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Georgia Southern University. It costs just $15,426 per year, and it is ranked 8th for its physical therapy program. Another more affordable option would be #10, Oklahoma Baptist University in Pottawatomie County, OK with a cost of $26,584 for in-state students and $26,584 for out-of-state students.

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