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
#44 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

2.9
#51 University of Montana—​Missoula

Missoula, MT

2.8
#34 University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

3.1
#121 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

2.3
#99 University of New England

Portland, ME

2.4
#138 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

2.2
#9 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

3.7
#63 University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

2.7
#154 University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

2.1
#154 University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, GA

2.1
#39 University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Oklahoma City, OK

3.0
#3 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

4.1
Rank Not Published University of Puerto Rico—​Medical Sciences Campus

San Juan, PR

N/A
#63 University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, WA

2.7
#86 University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

2.5
#99 University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

2.4
#75 University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

2.6
#99 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

2.4
#99 University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

2.4
#63 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

2.7
#1 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

4.3
#121 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

St. Augustine, FL

2.3
Rank Not Published University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences—​San Diego

San Marcos, CA

N/A
#51 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

2.8
#63 University of Tennessee—​Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

2.7

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