Physical Therapy

Ranked in 2012 | Physical Therapy Rankings Methodology

To become a physical therapist, students must first master many different science competencies, including biomechanics, neuroscience, exercise physiology and anatomy. These are the top physical therapy schools.

Rank School name Score
#9 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

3.7
#7 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

3.8
#7 MGH Institute of Health Professions

Boston, MA

3.8
#5 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

3.9
#5 U.S. Army-​Baylor University

Fort Sam Houston, TX

3.9
#3 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

4.1
#3 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

4.1
#2 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

4.2
#1 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

4.3
Rank Not Published American International College

Springfield, MA

N/A
Rank Not Published Dominican College

Orangeburg, NY

N/A
Rank Not Published Florida A&M University

Tallahassee, FL

N/A
Rank Not Published Hampton University

Hampton, VA

N/A
Rank Not Published Howard University

Washington, DC

N/A
Rank Not Published Langston University

Langston, OK

N/A
Rank Not Published Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

N/A
Rank Not Published Misericordia University

Dallas, PA

N/A
Rank Not Published Nazareth College of Rochester

Rochester, NY

N/A
Rank Not Published Neumann University

Aston, PA

N/A
Rank Not Published New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

N/A
Rank Not Published Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, MO

N/A
Rank Not Published Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

N/A
Rank Not Published Touro College

New York, NY

N/A
Rank Not Published University of Puerto Rico—​Medical Sciences Campus

San Juan, PR

N/A
Rank Not Published University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences—​San Diego

San Marcos, CA

N/A

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