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
#19 University of California—​San Francisco -​ San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

3.3
#44 University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR

2.9
#99 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

2.4
#99 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

2.4
#34 University of Colorado—​Denver

Aurora, CO

3.1
#75 University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

2.6
#99 University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

2.4
#2 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

4.2
#99 University of Evansville

Evansville, IN

2.4
#154 University of Findlay

Findlay, OH

2.1
#12 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

3.6
#154 University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

2.1
#16 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.4
#44 University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

2.9
#5 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

3.9
#19 University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, KS

3.3
#27 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

3.2
#172 University of Mary

Bismarck, ND

2.0
#19 University of Maryland—​Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

3.3
#138 University of Maryland—​Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, MD

2.2
#99 University of Massachusetts—​Lowell

Lowell, MA

2.4
#9 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

3.7
#99 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

2.4
#19 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

3.3
#138 University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

2.2

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