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
#39 Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA

3.0
#99 Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

2.4
#86 Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

2.5
#86 Simmons College

Boston, MA

2.5
#121 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA

2.3
Rank Not Published Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, MO

N/A
#138 Springfield College

Springfield, MA

2.2
#86 St. Ambrose University

Davenport, IA

2.5
#86 St. Catherine University

Minneapolis, MN

2.5
#172 St. Francis University

Loretto, PA

2.0
#34 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

3.1
#51 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

2.8
#121 SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn, NY

2.3
#63 SUNY Upstate Medical Center

Syracuse, NY

2.7
#44 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

2.9
Rank Not Published Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

N/A
#63 Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

2.7
#75 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, TX

2.6
#27 Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

3.2
#121 The Sage Colleges

Troy, NY

2.3
#51 Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

2.8
Rank Not Published Touro College

New York, NY

N/A
#5 U.S. Army-​Baylor University

Fort Sam Houston, TX

3.9
#51 University at Buffalo—​SUNY

Buffalo, NY

2.8
#19 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

3.3

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